The Digital Economy Bill is expected to become law within 6 weeks. This Bill, sponsored by Lord Mandelson, an unelected Minister, will have a fundamental affect on your freedoms as a photographer.
A) Your automatic right to copyright of your own photographs will no longer exist.
Take a look at the Bill NOW. The freedom-snatching detail hidden in this Bill has been sneaked in by the ever-devious Mandelson.
Another branch of the UK Government, The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is also proposing swinging restrictions on your freedom to take photographs in public places
B) You will no longer be free to photograph in public places
Write to your MP and object while there is still time left.
For more information go to these websites. It is not too late to object but you MUST ACT NOW!
I have looked more closely at the details of these proposals in my latest post here: