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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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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Deal to combat piracy in UK with alerts is ‘imminent’. | BBC News |  How Disney learned to stop worrying and embrace copyright infringement.  | The Salon |  Copyright troll demands Comcast’s six strikes data for lawsuit.  | Torrentfreak … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Stop the pirates? Behind Brandis’ copyright crusade. | The Conversation | http://bit.ly/1fHeXlV Obama: TPP critics have “a lack of knowledge of what is going on in the negotiations”. | InfoJustice | http://bit.ly/1nfHVsJ The conservative case for taking on the copyright lobby. … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Why we filed an amicus brief in Garcia v Google: blaming 3rd parties has a serious impact on free speech. | Techdirt | http://bit.ly/1hBX0z Last week was the much-anticipated oral argument before the Supreme Court in the Aereo case. Here’s some commentary … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright ‘Copyright troll’ Prenda Law completely bombs at appeal court. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/1n5UbhC Hollywood studios launch action against Megaupload. | The Hollywood Reporter | http://bit.ly/Qll6bo Singapore decides ‘three-strikes laws’ are too intrusive. | The Register | http://bit.ly/1g3KGLH ISPs line up for … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Voluntary copyright alert program could be operational by end of 2014, says UK government. | Out-Law | http://bit.ly/1fL4aoc European court allows website blocking. | Technollama | http://bit.ly/1q3FgBG Aereo gets support from cable operators, law professors, tech industry.  | The Hollywood … Continue reading

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MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

Copyright Ex-MP3tunes chief hit with $41 million copyright verdict. | Reuters | http://reut.rs/1fBMNTp Piracy notwithstanding, MPAA enjoys a “very strong year” – again. | Ars Technica | http://bit.ly/QupJAu Hargreaves implementation: draft regulations on copyright exception tabled before UK parliament. | The IPKat | http://bit.ly/1gcxujb … Continue reading

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