Legal notes There was a significant step yesterday in Australia's first human rights-based climate change case. Youth Activists the Bimblebox Alliance and Youth Verdict, represented by the Environmental Defenders Office, are arguing that, under Queensland’s new Human Rights Act, Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal project would impact their human rights (specifically their rights to life and culture) by fueling climate change.
Their case cleared its first hurdle yesterday, with an application by Waratah Coal to strike out the human rights claims rejected by the court.
Blog blocked Following on our item about bloggers finding themselves blocked from sharing their work on Facebook, we think we've cracked it. Facebook is updating its conditions, clarifying the rules on posting content that includes music: