A lot of people are dissatisfied with the direction that copyright law
is taking in the UK, following the DMCA in the US.
If you are one of them, we present a few suggestions for
constructive action you can take.
Whatever you do, don't just sit on the sidelines and grumble that
there's nothing you can do. One person on their own can rarely make a
difference, but if we do things together, we can change things!
Spread the word about CDR in
three easy ways!
Write to your MP. He or she
decides what the public thinks is important from what they hear and
read. Let them hear your voice.
part in the debate. Your experiences give direction to the
campaign; we have found that almost all of the useful information we
get comes from private contacts. Again, the mailing list is open to
Donate money. At the moment, we only accept cheques in
pounds sterling, which should be made payable to the Campaign for
Digital Rights Association, and posted to:
Campaign for Digital Rights Association
Conduit Head Rd
Cambridge CB3 0EY
Become a member. Becoming a member of CDR gives you a formal say in
how we are run, at the Annual General Meeting. Membership costs £10.
To join, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address.
Finally, if you can help in person please contact us. There is always more we could
do! We're particularly interested in people willing to:
Run a local branch of CDR
Recruit other people
Raise funds for CDR
Keep an eye out for new things that we should be concerned about
Find contacts in relevant areas of government