MsLods’ news round-up: law + technology

IP lawyer Leanne O’Donnell (@MsLods) reports on a huge week in copyright law in Australia with this curation of key articles on that important topic (and others)

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Copyright

A big week for copyright in Australia ….

The Australian Law Reform Commission’s Report on Copyright and the Digital Economy was tabled in Parliament. ALRC’s media release: http://bit.ly/MZ8e9g and the Final Report:  http://www.alrc.gov.au/publications/copyright-report-122

The Australian Law Reform Commission officially recommended adoption of fair use.  | The 1709 Blog | http://bit.ly/1g8LuMF

The following day the Attorney-General addressed the Australian Digital Alliance’s Forum: http://bit.ly/MZ7Bwr  (Full text of the speech)

Stop the torrents: Australian government eyes copyright crackdown.  | ZDNet | http://zd.net/1lUrW2o  

So are graduated warnings or site-blocking effective?  I considered some of the evidence last month. | http://bit.ly/1f1KJ

Privacy & information security

David Rolph on privacy and the Internet. | INFORRM | http://bit.ly/1f6fcUq

Metadata surveillance is an invasion of privacy. | National Post | http://bit.ly/M3eBaG

Internet surveillance: today is the day of we fight back. | The Guardian | http://bit.ly/1f2cktj

Senate inquiry into government access and phone data.  | Human…

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