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Joint Committee on Human Rights demands rights for internet users

 

Commenting on the Joint Committee on Human Rights condemnation of the Digital Economy Bill, Jim Killock, Executive Director the Open Rights Group said:
"The Lords have highlighted some of the serious problems with this Bill.
"We urge the front benches to take a hard look at this, and guarantee rights to a fair trial and proportionate punishments. Disconnection is draconian and unpredicabley damaging - that is not how law should work."

Commenting on the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Digital Economy Bill, Jim Killock, Executive Director the Open Rights Group said:

"MPs and Lords have highlighted some of the serious problems with this Bill.

"We urge the front benches to take a hard look at this, and guarantee rights to a fair trial and proportionate punishments. Disconnection is draconian and unpredicabley damaging - that is not how law should work."