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More consultations – copyright edition

Government issues consultations papers and exposure drafts of new copyright regulations, acts which will not circumvent technological protection measures and codes of conduct for collecting societies.

Government response to Productivity Commission IP report

The Commonwealth government has published its response to the Productivity Commission’s Final Report into Intellectual Property Arrangements

More third party website blocking injunctions

The movie companies claim they are now blocking access to 95% of the movie piracy websites following a second round of injunctions

100 blogs about IP

Feedspot has posted a listing of 100 IP blogs from around the world.

Copyright amendments passed

The Copyright Amendments (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017 has now been passed by both Houses of Parliament.

In which the lawyers don’t lose themselves

In which Eminem Esq is compared to Eminem – in Enzed

More safe harbour consultations

The Government is going to hold some more consultations on whether the copyright “safe harbours” for “carriage service providers” should be extended.

Third party website blocking Down Under – second look

A closer look at Nicholas J’s decision in Roadshow v Telstra ordering access to third party offshore websites blocked

Henley Arch v Lucky Homes – part 2

Henley Arch v Lucky Homes: innocent infringement and the damages calculations

Broadcast does not include internet streaming

The (NSW) Court of Appeal has rejected WIN’s argument that its exclusive licence to broadcast Nine Network’s content extended to “live streaming” over the internet. Those of you who have emulated Burke and Wills and wandered out of the CBD of your state’s capital city may have discovered that free-to-air television is (a little bit) different. There are regional broadcasters who arrange at least some local news and advertising, but.. Read More

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