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Digital Economy Bill - Report (1st Day) (22 Feb 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...from the IPO have now met with representatives of all the main online sales platforms in the UK to discuss what steps they are taking to tackle the sale of counterfeit goods, as well as devices which may facilitate copyright infringement. I am reassured to hear from those conversations that the main online players in the UK all share our concern about this issue. We have also made it very...

Criminal Finances Bill: Failure to Prevent an Economic Criminal Offence (21 Feb 2017)

Roger Mullin: ...mail frauds, including that of a French psychic who has been targeting vulnerable elderly people with offers of spiritual insights for significant amounts of cash. They are involved in a $1 billion copyright infringement case that is taking place in the United States. They have been involved in criminal activity such as setting up paedophile websites and raising money through such horrible...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Copyright (14 Feb 2017)

Nigel Adams: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what her policy is on whether the UK will be able to protect the territoriality of copyright after the UK leaves the EU.

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (6 Feb 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...fund to help employers address priority skills needs in the screen sector. Over the last 18 months, this has supported more than 500 graduate placements. The amendment would require those organisations exploiting copyright works via licences to provide the relevant creators with regular information on their use and the revenue they generate, and states that this obligation could be met by...

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (2 Feb 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...requirements set by Ofcom. I do not believe that it would be necessary or desirable to legislate in this area that works so manifestly well for British audiences. Clause 29 will repeal Section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988, which currently provides that copyright in a broadcast of public service broadcasting services—and any work in the...

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (2 Feb 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...that the regulator will need to use this power only sparingly. However, the cost and process of the court order procedure would place undue burden on the system We know that the court order process for copyright, for example, is not without issues, and unlike copyright where the individual is seeking a court order, in this case there is a regulator with expertise in classification. It is...

Technical and Further Education Bill - Second Reading (1 Feb 2017)

Lord Nash: ...apprentice panel by 1 April, which will report and make recommendations directly to the board. This panel will be made up of apprentices from different occupations and experiences, and it will decide for itself what issues it will focus on. On copyright, which was raised by my noble friend Lord Lucas, the noble Lord, Lord Aberdare, the noble Baroness, Lady Garden, and others, under the...

Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (23 Jan 2017)

Baroness Brinton: ...8216;I’m sorry to hear that’. That was it”. That may be one example but I know from my time working in an institution some years ago that a lecturer refused to wear a microphone so a deaf student could hear, on the grounds that she might record the lecture and so infringe his personal copyright. I am pleased to say that the university dealt with that matter expeditiously....

Brexit: Creative Industries - Motion to Take Note (19 Jan 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...we largely are at the moment. There is tremendous opportunity in that area. The noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, asked about the Arts Council review of intellectual property. We are working with the Intellectual Property Office and industry to understand those impacts, the opportunities for IP and copyright policy as a result of our exit from the EU. He asked when we would publish our...

Technical and Further Education Bill: Report on quality outcomes of completed apprenticeships (9 Jan 2017)

Robert Halfon: ...and flexibility to determine how to train their own apprentices to ensure they gain full competency. It is expected that the institute will continue with this approach. The provisions on education copyright are very complicated, and I understand why the hon. Gentleman has raised them, but we do not think that the proposed provisions are necessary. Some of the concerns are covered by...

Leasehold and Commonhold Reform: Christmas Adjournment (20 Dec 2016)

James Berry: .... The first is to consider legislation. The most straightforward approach would be to make social media companies liable for what they allow or enable to be published on their platforms. For other reasons, including libel and copyright law, that would be devastating for those companies; they do not want it to happen. The German Government announced only last week that they will consider...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (19 Dec 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...and the Sport Strategy. Other business The Maltese delegation presented information on the work programme of their incoming presidency. The French delegation presented information on reform of the European copyright framework. This was followed by the Croatian and Irish delegations on the European Capitals of Culture 2020. The Italian delegation presented information on ‘Facing...

Digital Economy Bill - Second Reading (13 Dec 2016)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...welcome the conversion of the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, to better protection from online piracy. We will however question why the Government are not using the Bill to outlaw the supply of devices designed to infringe copyright, such as IPTV streaming boxes, which are a growing threat to pay-TV services. I thought the noble Baroness, Lady Kidron, made a very interesting point about better...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: 28-29 November -Post-Council Written Ministerial Statement – Competitiveness Council (6 Dec 2016)

Jo Johnson: ...directive introduced by Commissioner Bieńkowska. The Notice aimed to clarify the relationship between patents and plant breeders’ rights. The UK did not intervene. Commissioner Oettinger opened a discussion of the Commission’s proposals for reforming EU copyright laws. The Commissioner explained the need to provide a modernised copyright framework for the digital age,...

Public Bill Committee: Technical and Further Education Bill: The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (29 Nov 2016)

Robert Halfon: ...it has not been there for a long time; it is a recent creation. It has been working to identify the spots where we need help the most. I will look into what is happening and write to the hon. Lady. On the copyright issue, the content of qualifications will be determined by employers, with the support of the institute. That is very different from the current system, where awarding...

Scottish Parliament: Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism (European Union Referendum) (29 Nov 2016)

Fiona Hyslop: ...and collaboration mechanisms; recognises the potentially severe negative impact that any hard Brexit proposed by the UK Government could have on the sectors’ ability to compete in terms of cultural exports, staffing, skills and talent recruitment and retention, research and knowledge exchange, ability to influence key cultural policy, such as copyright law, and access to key EU...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (29 Nov 2016)

...have on the sectors’ ability to compete in terms of cultural exports, staffing, skills and talent recruitment and retention, research and knowledge exchange, ability to influence key cultural policy, such as copyright law, and access to key EU markets; acknowledges the importance of EU-funded projects to the culture, creative industries and tourism sectors for networking and...

Digital Economy Bill: Code of practice: accessibility to on-demand audiovisual services for people with disabilities affecting hearing and/or sight (28 Nov 2016)

Matt Warman: ...s mind the idea that the Government should seek to reassure themselves and our constituents that if our media falls into a state of disrepair, we will have explored every possible option—whether considering copyright laws, or looking at who owns the lucrative conversation around a story to ensure that a publisher and a platform benefit equally—to find the media a role. I hope...

Digital Economy Bill: Age-verification regulator’s power to direct internet service providers to block access to material (28 Nov 2016)

John Whittingdale: ...Bill. I would like to introduce an element of caution. Unlike a lot of other material online that has been discussed—child pornography, racist material, hate speech, extremist encouragement and copyright breaches—we are talking here about legal content. Like it or not, the sites we are discussing are visited by millions and millions of people every day. They are some of the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pre-Council Written Ministerial Statement – Competitiveness Council 28-29 November (24 Nov 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...There will also be a first reading of legislation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and trailers, enforcement of consumer protection laws, and three legislative proposals on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. There will be a discussion on skills as part of the regular competitiveness ‘check-up’ which will be followed by an exchange of views; a...


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