A Kiwi Questions the Australian Yellow Pages decision
22 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
I've just got around to reading the Federal Court of Australia's decision in Telstra Corporation Limited v Phone Directories Company Pty Limited [2010] FCAFC 149 ... Read More →
A Kiwi Questions the Australian Yellow Pages decision
22 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
I've just got around to reading the Federal Court of Australia's decision in Telstra Corporation Limited v Phone Directories Company Pty Limited [2010] FCAFC 149 ...
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French copyright holders are sending 50,000 notices per day. What does that mean for us?
French copyright holders are sending 50,000 notices per day. What does that mean for us?
17 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
Techdirt reports that copyright holders (not necessarily original creators; more likely rights owning organisations like RIAA and MPA) are angry that HADOPI, the French Government clearing house for copyright infringement claims, is only sending on to alleged infringers a small percentage of the 50,000 notices it receives every day ...
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Copyright liability for someone else's file sharing
Copyright liability for someone else's file sharing
09 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
One of the major changes which would be made by the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill is to make an internet account holder liable for any file sharing infringement that occurs using that internet connection, whether the account holder knows about it or not ...
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Open letter to Minister Power on Copyright Bill
Open letter to Minister Power on Copyright Bill
09 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
I've made my views on the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill, well known on this blog and elsewhere. We've certainly come a long way since the three strikes, guilt upon accusation, section 92A but there are still some wrinkles that need to be ironed out. So, I've joined InternetNZ ...
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Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Bust-up
Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Bust-up
06 December 2010 | By  Rick Shera
There are so many leaks of "official" information these days It's hard to keep up, but I've just read what is apparently a paper submitted by New Zealand negotiators on the intellectual property aspects of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement ...
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