According to the British Minister of Communications, Technology and Broadcasting, Mr. Stephen Carter, the copyright legislation is worth standing up for.
Human rights and civil liberties, however, are not, as they stand in the way of increased surveillance, censorship and passing new and obtrusive laws in the name of maximizing the entertainment industry's profit.
Money first, human rights second. Glad that's settled.
In case you're wondering, this buffoon has a history working in the entertainment industry. Big surprise.