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.

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    Richard (profile), 25 Feb 2010 @ 3:41am

    Re: Only Hope

    Our only hope is the EVIL Madelson is delayed and distracted from pushing this ridiculous legislation though until after the election. Which we hope Labour looses and the Cons dont pick this up.

    Unfortunately the evidence suggests that they will - our only hope is a hung parliament so the politicians don't have time to do this kind of stuff.

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