Graphic novelist and screenwriter Neil Gaiman has entered the anti-piracy debate, with news he has sent a letter to the author of the Digital Britain report, Lord Carter.
The Labour government is set to ditch plans to tax landlines to pay for improvements to the nationwide broadband network, at least until after the next general election.
In DepthA number of radio commentators and industry pundits have criticised Lord Carter's plans for the analogue radio switch-off (and switch-over to DAB) mooted in the recent Digital Britain report.
Following last week's Digital Britain report, the British government comes under fire from the tech sector this week, with the UK dropping down the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual 'e-readiness' league table.
Digital BritainLord Carter finally unveiled his Digital Britain report today – the document that outlines the digital future of the UK.
He's only been in his post as Communications Minister for eight months, but Lord Carter looks likely to leave the post in favour of the top spot at ITV.
Gordon Brown has called for UK content for UK users, backed up by a universally available super-fast broadband network at a summit looking at Lord Carter's Digital Britain report this week.
Lord Carter may have published the Digital Britain Interim Report way back in January, which set out to map out the future of Britain in the digital age, but it has taken the government this long to collate all the companies' responses and release them to the public.
Lord Carter has hit back at critics who suggest that calling for a 2Mb broadband connection for every person in the UK has set the sights far too low for the modern digital world.