UK battles against Web TV regulation

I tend to cringe when I hear about regulating any sort of content on the Web. Think I am nuts? Just remember that the road to hell is paved with good intentions…

The UK government is fighting an attempt by the European Commission to change the way television is regulated in Europe, amid fears that this could lead to the regulation of Internet content.

James Purnell, the broadcasting minister, plans to lobby a number of European countries this week against proposed changes to the Television Without Frontiers directive. [Read the rest]

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