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Scrap the Digital Economy Act 2010 (DEA)

Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Scrap the Digital Economy Act 2010 (DEA)

Additional Information

The "content industry" has lied to governments and consumers over the impact on the economy due to filesharing for no cash, no profit and no personal gain.

The DEA is an ill-founded item of law based on such deception by those who perceive wrongly that they've most to lose.

The DEA must be repealed, and all Copyright legislation be brought up-to-date to reflect the changes in technology that opens the free sharing of knowledge and works to all of humanity.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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