Mandelson Gets To Choose How Long Your 'Temporary' Suspension Would Be

from the forever-minus-a-day? dept

Remember how the UK was just playing a word game by claiming that it wouldn't disconnect users from the internet via Peter Mandelson's Digital Economy Bill? That was quickly debunked, as people realized that the gov't was simply changing how it described the disconnection, calling it a "temporary account suspension" instead. Of course, that's still a disconnect. Another unresolved question, however, was how long is temporary? Turns out the answer is however long Peter Mandelson thinks is appropriate.

Filed Under: digital economy bill, disconnection, peter mandelson, temporary account suspension, three strikes


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    Devilish Presley (profile), 25 Feb 2010 @ 2:27am

    Coming from London, having this corrupt wretch in such a position of power is not only depressing, but sickening as well.

    Ye are many, they are few.

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