ISP name suppression proposal needs fixing
04 February 2011 | By  Rick Shera
Yesterday, I spoke at InternetNZ's very useful workshop on New Zealand's proposed re-write of our name suppression law, along with District Court Judge Harvey, Dr Warren Young of the Law Commission, Tim Pankhurst of the Newspaper Publishers' Association (representing all major daily and weekly newspaper publishers) and David Farrar of kiwiblog. My interest, as I've noted before, is with section 216, which takes the tradtional DMCA ISP notice and take down ... Read More →
ISP name suppression proposal needs fixing
04 February 2011 | By  Rick Shera
Yesterday, I spoke at InternetNZ's very useful workshop on New Zealand's proposed re-write of our name suppression law, along with District Court Judge Harvey, Dr Warren Young of the Law Commission, Tim Pankhurst of the Newspaper Publishers' Association (representing all major daily and weekly newspaper publishers) and David Farrar of kiwiblog. My interest, as I've noted before, is with section 216, which takes the tradtional DMCA ISP notice and take down ...
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Regulating that new fangled wild west internet thingy
Regulating that new fangled wild west internet thingy
22 November 2010 | By  Rick Shera
Simon Power - law reform Minister extraordinaire - recently pronounced the internet the "wild west" and has therefore asked to the Law Commission to see how he can plug the gaps ...
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Whaleoil appeals name suppression conviction (updated)
Whaleoil appeals name suppression conviction (updated)
22 October 2010 | By  Rick Shera
It came as no surprise to me that Cameron Slater (Whaleoil) was found guilty of breaching name suppression and victim identification orders by District Court Judge David Harvey ...
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ISPs to police NZ name suppression laws (updated)
ISPs to police NZ name suppression laws (updated)
05 October 2010 | By  Rick Shera
The Government has announced proposals to change the law on name suppression. The Law Commission reported on this in 2009 and no doubt Cameron Slater's ill-advised and ultimately illegal crusade has accelerated things ...
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Whaleoil blogger convicted of breaching name suppression orders
Whaleoil blogger convicted of breaching name suppression orders
14 September 2010 | By  Rick Shera
No real surprise that Cameron Slater (of Whaleoil blog) has been convicted on 9 of 10 counts of breaching name suppression/victim ID orders ...
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