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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    NullOp, 25 Feb 2010 @ 5:55am

    Govt

    Like I've said so many times, the government is NOT your friend in any way, shape or form! Even here in the U.S. they are more the enemy than they ever have been. Big Business has essentially convinced Congress they exist to help them fleece the general public. Remember, profit is not enough, only OBSCENE profit will do! Its time for a change and if we, as a people, can ever grow-a-pair maybe it will happen. And Obama damn sure ain't the answer!

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