The Act compels pornography websites to verify the age of their users, makes it easier for
government departments to share data with one another without sufficient safeguards, and increases the
maximum prison sentence for online copyright infringement to ten years.
Journalists and whistleblowers could be sent to prison for 14 years for exposing corruption and government wrongdoing. The Law Commission is advising the Government to pass a new Espionage Act to allow journalists handling secret documents to be treated like spies.
Epson was able to persuade eBay to take down competing third party ink cartridges because poor e-commerce law does not require a court order to enforce patent infringement. Sign the petition to call out Epson and protect consumers and small businesses!
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