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Digital economy bill: One clown giveth and the other clown taketh away

by Richard Stallman Contributions Published on Apr 06, 2010 10:00 AM
MPs are pushing for faster broadband in the digital economy bill – but also planning to restrict what the public can do with it

When I read about Gordon Brown's plan to give the UK more broadband, I couldn't restrain my laughter. Isn't this the same clown now busy circumventing democracy to take away broadband from Britons who already have it? And what good would broadband do them if they're punished for using it (or even being suspected of using it)? Laying cables would be a waste of resources if people are not allowed to use them.

Read the full article in the Guardian technology blog.

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