Carolyn Dalton examined Australia’s site blocking legislation in this article for Hogan Lovells’ Global Media and Communications Watch.
You can also find handy links to the bill and associated documents on our resource page.
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.
Carolyn Dalton has written an article for Hogan Lovells’ Global Media and Communications Watch on the Australian Governments recent announcement on tackling Online Infringement.
The Australian government has recently announced new initiatives to address concerns about online copyright infringement. A ‘frequently asked questions’ (FAQ) document about the reforms was also released. There were two key planks to the announcement:
You can read Carolyn’s full article here.
An article by Anne Flahvin about why the Governments copyright reforms may have broader implications than just tackling online piracy.
Policy Australia’s own Anne Flahvin on the NSW supreme court decision to permanently stay a “defamation by search engine” claim against Google
Anne Flahvin on why we shouldn’t expect fast action on European ‘right to be forgotten’
An article in the Australian by policy australia’s Anne Flahvin on the EU’s new right to be forgotten.
Policy Australia paper for Australian Digital Alliance / Australian Libraries Copyright Committee on s 200AB. A report by Anne Flahvin and Carolyn Dalton on why s 200AB has failed to deliver and whether education, library and cultural sectors would fare better under fair use?
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.