UK - One regulator in broadcasting

(Guardian) The communications white paper proposes that a single, powerful regulator will cover broadcasting, telecommunications and new media. The body will have wide-ranging controls to maintain standards, ensure that no single company dominates the market, and will even attempt to police the internet. see A New Future for Communications: New Regulatory Body to be Created (DTI - DCMS). see also: Internet content, Current arrangements for negative content regulation, Videos, DVDs and computer games, Regulation of advertising. PressUK offers mixed bag with communications paper, Tiers are not enough (FT), Special report: Communications white paper, Summary of changes proposed, Ofcom to tackle internet content standards, A load of old flannel? (Guardian). 20 December 2000

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