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Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Aviation Safety: Drones (15 Sep 2016)

Michael Fabricant: My constituent Lesley Smith administers Tutbury castle and she tells me that drones are not only a danger to aircraft; they also affect privacy. They affect copyright law. They are also a danger to people who may be visiting the castle: the drone may run out of power and fall on to their heads. When will we see tighter instructions and education about how to use drones? Incidentally, Mr...

Digital Economy Bill (13 Sep 2016)

Neil Carmichael: ...a problem for small businesses, as I said. These matters need to be dealt with. I want to endorse something that my hon. Friend the Member for Folkestone and Hythe (Damian Collins) talked about: copyright and protection of intellectual property. He made a strong point. The Culture, Media and Sport Committee will benefit from his expertise in this matter. He rightly pointed out that...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Internet (2 Aug 2016)

Jo Johnson: ..., representatives of the music and film industries, and government officials. Since the instigation of these roundtables, Google, Yahoo! and Bing have all taken steps to reduce the prominence of copyright infringing websites in their search results. These steps have included algorithm changes as well as changes to the autocomplete suggestions offered to users. The discussions are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Arts: Royalties (20 Jul 2016)

Jo Johnson: ...on safe harbour. We are strongly committed to working constructively with industry on these issues. The Government agrees that it should not be possible to benefit from encouraging the posting of copyright infringing content through safe harbours, and that the rules governing who is responsible for such content should be clear. In developing the UK’s copyright framework going...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Maps (14 Jul 2016)

Mark Lancaster: ...in digital form, in many cases issued and used digitally, and only printed as required. The accounting value of our holdings is rated as 'zero'as they have no realisable financial value due to copyright and licensing constraints. The value to Defence of the material held in the databases is impossible to quantify.

Online Abuse: Creative Industries (7 Jul 2016)

Ed Vaizey: .... Sadly, I was not in my place to hear the entire speech of my hon. Friend the Member for Selby and Ainsty (Nigel Adams), but I heard him in yesterday’s debate, when he talked so eloquently about copyright. Today, he widened his remarks to include general support for the music industry and particularly for live music. The hon. Member for Dundee West (Chris Law), who is the other...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Deduction of income tax at source: intellectual property (7 Jul 2016)

...United Kingdom, and (d) the payment is charged to income tax or corporation tax.” (3) For section 907 substitute— ‘907 Meaning of “intellectual property” (1) In section 906 “intellectual property” means— (a) copyright of literary, artistic or scientific work, (b) any patent, trade mark, design, model, plan, or secret formula or process, (c)...

Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (6 Jul 2016)

Lord Clement-Jones: ...was seen to be a cornerstone for the future of our tech and creative industries. We will now lose our influence on how regulations and intellectual property reforms are shaped, especially as regards the exceptions to copyright protection which are being developed. We may also need to adopt safe-harbour provisions of the kind currently required between ourselves and the US in respect of...

Artistic Remuneration for Online Content — [Mr James Gray in the Chair] (6 Jul 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...I have seen that change take place. Indeed, when I first became a Minister, we inherited the last Labour Government’s proposals to tackle piracy, which involved sending notices to individuals who were breaching copyright. At the time, I was sceptical about how effective that would be. I do not want to prejudge matters, but I think the strategy we adopted has, to a certain extent,...

Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (5 Jul 2016)

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws: ...will be cut out of the Euro warrant, Eurojust and Europol, and out of the mutual legal assistance that is so important. The intergovernmental work on harmonising, for measures such as the Sale of Goods Act and protection for consumers, copyright law and digital commerce, is all to go out the window, along with data protection law. Then there is all the stuff that we know about in relation...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (30 Jun 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...Development Funds for small-scale cultural projects. There was also information from the German delegation on the latest court decisions concerning the remuneration of publishing companies based on copyright law, and a presentation by the Slovak delegation on priorities for their upcoming Presidency. The UK did not intervene on any of these items. Sport This Council focused on integrity...

Finance Bill: Finance Bill: Ways and Means (Deduction of Income Tax at Source: Intellectual Property) (28 Jun 2016)

...Kingdom, and (d) the payment is charged to income tax or corporation tax.” (3) For section 907 substitute— “907Meaning of ‘intellectual property’ (1) In section 906 ‘intellectual property’ means— (a) copyright of literary, artistic or scientific work, (b) any patent, trade mark, design, model, plan, or secret formula or process, (c) any...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Electronic Equipment (24 Jun 2016)

Ed Vaizey: ...for IP offences in England and Wales from 2002 – 2014. According to Ministry Of Justice data, during 2014 456 people were found guilty of offences under the Trade Mark Act and 61 under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act.

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Nigel Huddleston: ...and cheaper to build mobile and superfast broadband infrastructure. We must protect and support our digital industries, which is why the introduction of equal penalties for infringements of online and physical copyright is so important. I warmly welcome the proposals to protect children with age verification for accessing online pornography. The BBC has played a key role in shaping how we...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...economy Bill will not contain a backstop power to regulate platforms as, later this month, we expect an indication of where the EU is going with its own work in this area. Nor will the Bill contain measures specifically on streaming, although the changes to criminal penalties on online copyright infringement will obviously cross over and help with regulating that activity. I was asked by...

Intellectual Property - Question (26 Apr 2016)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...respond on that. Secondly, could she say a little more on penalties, where the City of London Police have also identified a gap? IP offences attract a maximum 10-year prison sentence but online copyright infringement—one of the points just made by the noble Lord—attracts a maximum of only two years. That seems a bit of a discrepancy.

Trade Union Bill - Third Reading (25 Apr 2016)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...continues to concern us. What is the justification for intervening in such beacons of independent and artistic freedom? The Minister no doubt saw the amazing tribute to Shakespeare from Stratford on Saturday night. It must have involved lots of discussions of safety, overtime, copyright and performance rights. Is he content these would all need documenting before the show could go on?...

Enterprise Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (19 Apr 2016)

...A2B to A2D make provision related to ensuring the quality of apprenticeship assessments;sections A2E and A2F make provision about the review, revision and withdrawal of apprenticeship standards and assessment plans;section A2G makes provision for independent examinations of apprenticeship standards and assessment plans;section A2H makes provision about the maintenance of a published list...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Social Networking: Photographs (24 Mar 2016)

Ed Vaizey: Under UK copyright law, it would be unlawful for a Snapchat user to copy an image and make it available to the public without the consent of the image owner. The image owner would be able to sue anyone who does this for copyright infringement. Snapchat photos are automatically deleted after 10 seconds. The Snapchat Privacy Policy states that if Snapchat is able to detect that a recipient...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright: Film (17 Mar 2016)

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of peer-to-peer file sharing of copyrighted material to the UK film industry in each year since May 2010; and if he will publish his Department's analysis upon which that estimate is based.


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