Crikey August 28, 2017
A recent piece in Business Insider insults Rebecca Giblin's academic integrity. Here is where it goes so horribly wrong.
Josh Taylor August 18, 2016 2 Comments
The current copyright scheme is just fine, says Kim Williams.
Josh Taylor May 26, 2016 2 Comments
The Productivity Commission suggested our copyright laws might be a smidge outdated. The copyright industry, as always, bugged out.
Josh Taylor November 25, 2015 6 Comments
Tough talk on copyright and a friendly ear to rights holders might have been victims of the Turnbull coup.
Crikey May 16, 2013 8 Comments
Chinese-language newspapers are blatantly stealing copy from Australian publications. They say they want to expose good work to non-English speakers, but freelancer Sian Powell isn't buying it.
Crikey August 6, 2012 10 Comments
A new leak on the draft Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement text reveals Australian negotiators are prepared to compromise our interests to please the US, writes copyright lawyer Kimberlee Weatherall.
Crikey April 23, 2012 1 Comment
At first glance, this morning's High Court decision re Roadshow films & Ord v iiNet Limited looks like a classic case of David v a very formidable Goliath in the shape of the major Hollywood studios.
Stilgherrian April 20, 2012 37 Comments
Internet service provider iiNet just won its long-running legal battle against the massed forces of Hollywood, but there's some gotchas buried in the High Court decision.
Crikey February 8, 2012 20 Comments
Our copyright law is a wondrous complex beast, and even apparently simple tweaks carry the potential for significant unintended consequences, writes Kimberlee Weatherall, an associate professor in Sydney University's Faculty of Law.
Stilgherrian March 14, 2011 9 Comments
Apple is back in the Federal Court tomorrow, facing a copyright infringement claim from Australian TV production company Jigsaw Entertainment. The precedent could be significant.