Copyright news 2013

16 December 2013

Legal action over background music could lead to silent nights | Sydney Morning Herald 

9 December 2013

Fresh leaks show U.S. bullying in the TPP is intensifying | Open Media International 

29 November 2013

Final report delivered to Attorney-General | ALRC website 

The final report on Copyright and the Digital Economy has been completed and presented to the Attorney-General. Under the ALRC Act, the government now has 15 parliamentary sitting days to table the Report. Once tabled it will become a public document. 

25 November 2013

Listen to the people - an Open Letter on copyright | IT Wire

Open Letter to the government reps responsible for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement | ALIA

18 November 2013

Copyrights and copywrongs: reforming educational film rights | The Conversation 

Australia’s current copyright law stifles innovation | Business Spectator 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership explained in under five minutes | Gizmodo 

15 November 2013

8 years later, Google’s book scanning crusade ruled ‘fair use’ | Wired | Cade Wetz

14 November 2013

WikiLeaks leaks IP chapter of TPP Agreement | WikiLeaks

Australians may pay the price in Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement | Sydney Morning Herald | Philip Dorling

WikiLeaks publishes secret draft chapter of Trans-Pacific Partnership | The Guardian | Alex Hern and Dominic Rushe 

13 November 2013

Why creating memes is illegal in Australia | Claire Porter

4 November 2013 

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