April 6, 2018 1
Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.
March 1, 2018
The cover of last week's Saturday Age Insight section took more than a little inspiration from a book designer's work, the paper has admitted.
August 30, 2017 5
The copyright industry warned us that filesharing would destroy cinema. Turns out, they were slightly off-beam.
August 28, 2017
A recent piece in Business Insider insults Rebecca Giblin's academic integrity. Here is where it goes so horribly wrong.
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.
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.
June 14, 2017 1
Comings and goings in the Australian media. And other media tidbits of the day.
March 29, 2017 1
Google and Facebook should have to censor websites hosting copyright-infringing content, according to Foxtel and News Corp.
March 17, 2017 1
The Australian is campaigning against safe harbour changes to copyright law. But why?
August 30, 2016 3
Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.
August 29, 2016 1
The government has delayed introducing legislative changes that would make it easier for blind people to access braille books.
August 19, 2016 1
Crikey readers discuss the previous day's issue.
August 18, 2016 2
The current copyright scheme is just fine, says Kim Williams.
July 22, 2016
Popular torrents website Kick Ass is dead. But the Australian music industry is suing anyway.
June 8, 2016 3
The Greens introduced a bill in favour of fair use exceptions in 2013. But it seems they no longer are keen on changing copyright law.
May 26, 2016 2
The Productivity Commission suggested our copyright laws might be a smidge outdated. The copyright industry, as always, bugged out.
April 29, 2016 4
The Productivity Commission says there is no reason geoblocking should be illegal.
January 25, 2016 6
Copyright laws mean some of Australia's cultural history might disappear forever.
December 22, 2015 9
We might now be agile and disruptive, but in 2015 the Australian government circumscribed Australians' online life more than ever before.
December 16, 2015 1
Australia has finally ratified a treaty that will make it much easier for blind and low-vision people to access books in braille, large print or audio book formats.