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Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

Bernard Keane August 30, 2017 5 Comments

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

Crikey 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?

Crikey August 16, 2017 3 Comments

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

Josh Taylor August 3, 2017 6 Comments

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

Emily Watkins June 14, 2017 1 Comment

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

Foxtel and News Corp want Google to block piracy sites

Josh Taylor March 29, 2017 1 Comment

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

Josh Taylor March 17, 2017 1 Comment

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

Plebiscites and copyright

Crikey August 30, 2016 3 Comments

Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.

First group new parliament disappoints: the blind

Josh Taylor August 29, 2016 1 Comment

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

Disagreeing on copyright

Crikey August 19, 2016 1 Comment

Crikey readers discuss the previous day's issue.