BT / TalkTalk Obtain Permission To Appeal Digital Economy Act Judicial Review

Two UK ISPs have obtained permission to appeal a High Court judicial review of the country’s Digital Economy Act.

The ruling, in favor of ISPs BT and TalkTalk, comes this morning from the Court of Appeal.

The ISPs, who believe that the legislation impinges on the rights of Internet users, lost a judicial review of the Digital Economy Act back in April, but pressed on with their legal challenge.

In June this year, BT and TalkTalk were refused permission to appeal that decision.

In a comment the Open Rights Group described today’s decision from the Court of Appeal as “excellent news.”

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