Should all content should be made available to everyone, everywhere, immediately?

Come and debate this issue, and the impact of internet piracy on the film industry, in Sydney on 7 November.  

Speakers include:
– Marc Fennell – Film Critic and host of Radio National technology program ‘Download This Show’
– Lori Flekser – Executive Director, Intellectual Property Awareness Foundation
– Adrianne Pecotic – CEO, Independent Cinema Association of Australia
– Tim Parsons – COO, Quickflix
– Rodney Serkowski – Founder, Pirate Party Australia

Policy Australia’s Carolyn Dalton will be moderating the debate.


Carolyn Dalton leads copyright discussions at Australian Internet Governance Forum Canberra

The Australian Internet Governance Forum was held in Canberra on 11-12 October 2012. 

Carolyn Dalton chaired panel 3 day 1 – Openness – Copyright in the online age, moving towards a workable compromise after iiNet and Optus TVNow.   

Carolyn also facilitated workshop 6 on day 2 – The internet and the ALRC copyright review.   A Google doc capturing key points from the discussion is here.

As well as copyright, the conference touched on a range of issues over the 2 days, including global internet governance, security, privacy, access and inclusion issues and specific issues for social media.