KAFTA copyright language hints at overturning iiNet decision, is wholly unsupported by evidence

Kim Weatherall has an excellent analysis of the proposed IP chapter of the Korea – Australia Free Trade Agreement. You should go read it now. One of the most concerning things is that the agreement would require Australia to give An unclear, potentially extensive undertaking to ‘provide measures’ to ‘curtail’ ‘repeated copyright infringement on the[…]

The Marrakesh Treaty could bring the world’s books to the blind

Originally published in The Conversation by Nicolas Suzor and Suzannah Wood. An estimated 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired. Some 90% of those live in developing nations, where less than 1% of the world’s books are available in a form they can read. In developed countries, the situation is only marginally better: only around[…]