Policy Australia’s media and communications counsel, Anne Flahvin spoke with the Australian on new risks for journalists and Anne raised questions about whether media organisations now needed to obtain prepublication advice about tweets, as they did for articles.
You can read the article here.
An article by Anne Flahvin about why the Governments copyright reforms may have broader implications than just tackling online piracy.
Impact of government’s copyright reforms would be far-reaching
Policy Australia’s own Anne Flahvin on the NSW supreme court decision to permanently stay a “defamation by search engine” claim against Google
Google snippets ruling welcome
Anne Flahvin on why we shouldn’t expect fast action on European ‘right to be forgotten’
Forget fast action on ‘right to be forgotten’
An article in the Australian by policy australia’s Anne Flahvin on the EU’s new right to be forgotten.
This European ‘right’ should be forgotten
Come and debate this issue, and the impact of internet piracy on the film industry, in Sydney on 7 November.
– 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.
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.
Recent controversy over the film the Innocence of Muslims video has generated a global discussion as to what the limits of freedom of speech ought to be when it comes to criticism of religious beliefs and icons. Policy Australia’s Anne Flahvin discussed these issues in The Australian newspaper today.
Blasphemy law doesn’t apply to Muslims