Topic archives: copyright

Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

August 30, 2017 5

The copyright industry warned us that filesharing would destroy cinema. Turns out, they were slightly off-beam.

What Business Insider’s rambling hatchet job gets wrong about my work on copyright

August 28, 2017

A recent piece in Business Insider insults Rebecca Giblin's academic integrity. Here is where it goes so horribly wrong.

Should you be worried about Fairfax and News Corp’s ridiculous new copyright scheme?

August 16, 2017 3

Fairfax and News Corp are two of quite a few media organisations to have signed up to a new "free and open licence" for content. But as freelance journalist Asher Wolf writes, the new arrangement is neither free nor open.

Media heavies get Fifield’s ear, consumer groups left out

August 3, 2017 6

Media groups featured heavily in the list of people first getting to meet with Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, but tech companies were not.

Fairfax sued for defo … Mark Day starts retirement with a catch … writers reject copyright changes

Fairfax sued for defo … Mark Day starts retirement with a catch … writers reject copyright changes

June 14, 2017 1

Comings and goings in the Australian media. And other media tidbits of the day.

Foxtel and News Corp want Google to block piracy sites

March 29, 2017 1

Google and Facebook should have to censor websites hosting copyright-infringing content, according to Foxtel and News Corp.

Fingerprints: the Oz’s campaign against changes to the Copyright Act

Fingerprints: the Oz’s campaign against changes to the Copyright Act

March 17, 2017 1

The Australian is campaigning against safe harbour changes to copyright law. But why?

Plebiscites and copyright

August 30, 2016 3

Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.

First group new parliament disappoints: the blind

August 29, 2016 1

The government has delayed introducing legislative changes that would make it easier for blind people to access braille books.

Disagreeing on copyright

August 19, 2016 1

Crikey readers discuss the previous day's issue.