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Format Shifting: What Are The Australian Rules?

You’re legally entitled to “format shift” — that is, transfer from one medium to another — copyrighted material in Australia, but only under specific circumstances.

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Copyright Fight And Telstra Air: Vertical Hold Episode 13 2015

The Copyright amendment bill is now law, but will it change anything? Telstra’s taken its public Wi-Fi live for its customers as Telstra Air, but…

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New Anti-Piracy Rules Up For Comment

Australian ISPs have developed a framework for notification of copyright infringement — or busting pirates in more common speak. What’s in the framework?

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YouTube, TuneCore and the Copyright Conundrum [Updated]

YouTube has some serious copyright concerns, and they’re ones that affect all kinds of creators. Yesterday, they chomped down on me. Or at least they…

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Internet Piracy and You

Piracy is a subject that never seems to leave the tech news spectrum. Over the weekend I chatted on 2SER about the government’s current piracy…

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The Australian Piracy Problem in under four minutes

I’ve been meaning to write something about the piracy paper that leaked from the attorney general’s office all week. Then The Feed more or less…

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Piracy In Australia: Everybody dance!

The dance around piracy in Australia twirls ever onwards, with iiNet and Village Roadshow specifically facing off right now. They’re not always arguing about what…

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Is CHOICE's "fair use" campaign fair?

CHOICE is after a change to Australian copyright law to bring more “fair use” provisions into play. It’s a laudable enough aim, although some of…

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Digital content: When will Aussie law catch up?

In the modern digital age, you can find nearly any TV series or movie almost instantly, and be watching it not long thereafter… as long…

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A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do…

That subject line’s basically just there to get stuck in my wife’s head. An odd week in Alex publishing, that’s for sure. Where should I…

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