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Digital Economy Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Fifth Marshalled List]


 

Clause 35

 

BARONESS HOWE OF IDLICOTE

Page 39, line 3, leave out "local"
Page 39, line 4, leave out "local"
Page 39, line 28, leave out "local"
Page 39, line 30, leave out "local"
 

Schedule 1

 

LORD HOWARD OF RISING

 

LORD DE MAULEY

Page 53, line 25, at end insert "and insert—
"(2)  Regulations under this section may require content advice issued with the classification certificate by the designated authority to be shown in a manner so specified.""
 

After Clause 42

 

LORD LUCAS

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Protection of the right to link to publicly available information on the internet
(1)  The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 is amended as follows.
(2)  After section 116 insert—
  "Protection of the right to link to publicly available information on the internet
(1)  The creation, aggregation, copying and publication of any link to publicly available information contained on websites on the internet shall not constitute an infringement of copyright.
(2)  A link, or links, leading to any publicly available website shall not be deemed to be the property of the owner of the website, nor to the provider of publicly available information, to which the link is made.
(3)  Copying a link of the kind referred to at subsection (1) above shall not constitute an infringement of copyright.
(4)  Following a link of the kind referred to at subsection (1) above shall not constitute an infringement of copyright.
(5)  Copying a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) shall not constitute an infringement of copyright.
(6)  Links incorporating or accompanied by minimal reproduction of contents in the form of insubstantial extracts shall not constitute an infringement of copyright.
(7)  Any agreement shall be void insofar as it purports to prevent or restrict the provisions set out in subsections (1) to (6) above.""

 
 
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