Aiming at Copyright Infringers and Hitting the Digital Economy

Prometheus, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 385-388, December 2010

5 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2011 Last revised: 3 Dec 2015

Date Written: December 1, 2010

Abstract

This article was written as a response to a piece by Birgitte Andersen, which raised concerns over the implications of the UK's Digital Economy Bill. I focus on several reasons why the Bill would not achieve its intended objectives, and is likely to have other, unanticipated negative impacts.

Keywords: Digital Economy Act, Copyright, Three Strikes, Internet Governance, Disconnection, Surveillance

Suggested Citation

Dutton, William H., Aiming at Copyright Infringers and Hitting the Digital Economy (December 1, 2010). Prometheus, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 385-388, December 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1778422

William H. Dutton (Contact Author)

University of Southern California ( email )

3502 Watt Way #304
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

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