Common Law

A report claims that the UK has the worst copyright laws of developed states.

This may be so, but the UK's legal system, based on precedence and a large degree of common sense rather than statute will probably serve us well in a world where everything changes every day. 

New laws would be out of date by the time they are written and there is a danger that they would close loopholes like the 'Redifussion ruling' which currently enable a more open