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Re: UK E-Commerce Bill Imminent


U.K. Faces Protest Over E-Commerce Bill
http://www.techweb.com/news/story/TWB19990726S0010

UK plays catch-up on electronic law
http://www.thestandard.com/articles/display/0,1449,5663,00.html?home.bf

> 
> * UK E-COMMERCE BILL IMMINENT
> The UK Government plans to introduce long-awaited
> legislation aimed at making Britain the best
> environment in the world for online trade. The legislation
> is expected to be called the Electronic Communications bill
> and the appointment of an Internet czar or e-envoy is
> expected at the end of the summer. (BBC, 25 June 1999)
> 
>   Do we know if this affects the IUCr's operations in the UK?
> 
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