Dead right, IP.
Let's not forget, that most of the stalwarts of NuLab were lawyers and/or barristers.
Admittedly, not very good ones, but to suggest they were totally unaware of the wider implications of their draconian legislation is to stretch credulity beyond breaking point.
And they STILL have a degree of support in the polls, the Grauniad & the Beeb.
Maybe you CAN fool some of the people ALL of the time.