Intermediary liability: two submissions to AGD Online Copyright Infringement consultation

We’ve just lodged two submissions to the Attorney-General’s Department consultation on Online Copyright Infringement. The first submission is from the QUT IP & Innovation Law research group. This submission gives a good overview of a few important points: Copyright infringement in Australia at the moment should be thought of as predominantly a market problem, and[…]

CCI submission to ALRC Copyright Inquiry

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI) has made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s review of Copyright and the Digital Economy. Our submission can be viewed hereor downloaded from the ALRC web site. The main points of the submission were: There is little evidence in Australia or elsewhere[…]

ALRC Copyright Exceptions Review submission

My submission to the ALRC Copyright Exceptions Review issues paper is available here. In the submission, I argue that: Australia should introduce a transformative use exception. Transformative use is an important part of the copyright balance: it provides a mechanism through which to balance the rights of past authors against the interests of future authors.[…]

EFA Submission to DBCDE Future Directions paper

accessibility, Copyright, Posts related to Creative Commons, dbcde, Digital Economy, ICT, training, open access, public sector information, submission Today I finished EFA's submission (PDF) to the Department of Broadband, Communication and Digital Economy‚Äôs Future Directions review. The submission tackles a number of important issues for the digital economy, including open access to public sector information,[…]