QUT IP submission on copyright infringement website blocking Bill

Here is our submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s review of the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015. We argue that safeguards are necessary to ensure human rights are adequately protected. All systems of blocking access to online content necessarily raise difficult and problematic issues of infringement of freedom of speech and[…]

Xenophon opposes mandatory ISP filtering, but fight not over yet

nocleanfeed, ISP filtering, xenophon, politics, senate, greens, coalition, minchin, ludlam (Image by liam.jon_d under CC BY SA 2.0). Asher Moses reports that “The Government's plan to introduce mandatory internet censorship has effectively been scuttled, following an independent senator's decision to join the Greens and Opposition in blocking any legislation required to get the scheme started.”[…]