Yesterday was the first day of the IceTV v Channel Nine appeal. Here's some links to follow:
A good article by Brian Fitzgerald and Ben Atkinson on the issues: Third Party Copyright and Public Information Infrastructure/Registries: How much copyright tax must the public pay?
A writeup on the first day of the hearing by Peter Vogel: http://vogelross.com.au/vrblog/?p=33
The transcript of the first day of the hearing: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/HCATrans/2008/356.html
A very interesting case. Stay tuned.