Author Archives: Leanne O'Donnell

MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Is copyright infringement theft?  | MsLods storify | https://storify.com/MsLods/theft-and-copyright-law You’ve got 1 week! Input sought on online copyright infringement proposals.  | Australian Digital Alliance | http://bit.ly/1AJTMG2 & my collection of #copdis resources: http://bit.ly/1oJVhjr How many jobs does IP actually create? A US analysis. … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Public consultation: This past week the Australian government released a Discussion Paper on Online Copyright Infringement.  You can have your say with submissions due by 1 September. Follow the discussion on Twitter via -> #copdis Rights owners must sue … Continue reading

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“Mummy is in hospital and daddy is sick …” An afternoon’s visit to MITA detention centre in Melbourne

Visit to MITA (Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation) detention centre Broadmeadows (24 July) I’ve just now properly digested my mother’s account of one of her regular visits to detention centre located in suburban Melbourne after some travel this past week. It … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright ISP blockades on file-sharing sites lifted after Spanish Court overturns ruling. | Future of Copyright | http://bit.ly/1swL8J9 Pirate Bay traffic has doubled post-ISP blocks. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/1nr1lxR IP academic tells Parliamentary Committee he can’t see any basis for the assertions that … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology (*Updated)

Copyright  Why Australia should sign the Marrakesh Treaty: Trish Hepworth. | ALIA | http://bit.ly/1j5iNkF *Australia has now signed the Marrakesh Treaty to give blind and visually impaired people access to books: https://twitter.com/WIPO/status/481059631658434560 “Australia does not have an obligation … to impose liability on internet access … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright What’s the issue with piracy in Australia? writes Steve Dalby | iiNet | http://bit.ly/1qmIXUE iiNet calls on consumer fight back to piracy plans. | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1hLgWqk   Chris Berg: Coalition in murky waters in the hunt for online pirates. | … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Australian government considers graduated response to piracy. | ZDNet |  Copyright trolls suffer big loss. | CNet |  Spotify chief hits back over piracy.  | Australian Financial Review |  New data on US 6-strikes copyright system released. | Yahoo … Continue reading

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