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Aboriginal flag copyright deal betrays Indigenous culture

Aboriginal flag copyright deal betrays Indigenous culture

The legal system in Australia is completely out of touch with Indigenous culture and its preference for collective ownership.

Is the war on piracy over?

Is the war on piracy over?

Five years ago, piracy was seen as the death of all content creation. Now, it's almost an accepted reality of success. Can this last?

Could the Daily Mail be sued for breach of copyright?

Could the Daily Mail be sued for breach of copyright?

A plagiarism test case could be in the offing for the Daily Mail Australia but there's no consensus this would be good for journalism.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Milo protesters face criminal charges, the Mexican-adjacent legal action that will never end, and a collection of #MeToo clothing.

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

Daily Mail responds to court action … Facebook privacy investigation … Fox loses its grip …

Australia has launched its own investigation into Facebook's use of data, following a backlash against the social media giant.

Clive Hamilton book cover gets its own mini-controversy

Clive Hamilton book cover gets its own mini-controversy

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.

Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

Has file sharing really destroyed the film industry?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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