Digital Economy Bill gears up for Second Reading

The first reading of a Bill represents its formal presentation to parliament and is usually a formality.

The exact date of the Second Reading of the Bill, which was signed off by peers in the House of Lords on Monday, will be revealed tomorrow.

There was a surprising outcome to the Third Reading in the Lords with the Lib Dem's Amendment 120A - to replace controversial Clause 17 was aimed at "future proofing" the Bill against non-P2P methods of piracy ...

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