Digital Economy Act: ISPs fail in latest bid to block rightsholders

Paul Williams

The Court of Appeal today rejected BT and TalkTalk's appeal over the legislation to tackle online piracy following two previous unsuccessful appeals by them.

On the back of this latest court decision, the creative industries are now extending out a hand to the two companies to cast aside litigation and instead join them in helping the Government to implement the DEA.

PACT chief executive John McVay, who has acted as a spokesman for the creative industries in this case, said: ...

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