The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) and Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) are seeking a full-time copyright adviser to contribute to copyright and access to information developments in Australia and overseas, and participate in a range of copyright advocacy efforts.
Safely back in Canberra after weathering tornadoes and tremors during the fifteenth round of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations in Auckland, it's worth reflecting back on the last ten days, focusing on the IP chapter of the agreement.
Juggling our ALRC Copyright Inquiry submission in one hand and the program for an exciting 2013 ADA forum in the other, it's full steam ahead here at ADA HQ! In this post we're pleased to be bringing you more information about our 2013 forum theme, a sneak peak at a few of the speakers we've got lined up and, most importantly, details on how you can purchase your ticket.
Below is a summary of the Court's analysis of the four fair use factors aluded to in Part I, the previous blog post. As Sherwin Siy notes on Public Knowledge, it should be noted these four factors are what the court is required to consider:
While the Author’s Guild case against Google over their book scanning project continues to wade through procedural matters, the parallel case against universities who partnered in the project reached an emphatic decision last Thursday.
Make space in your calendars on Friday 1st March 2013 to attend the Australian Digital Alliance copyright forum in Canberra. The ADA forum is an all-day event looking at new developments and topical issues in innovation, enhancement and access to copyright content.
Amongst all the pirate talk and seafaring puns swashbuckling around the blog and twitter sphere in the past few days, a different piracy discussion remains on deck with the Attorney-General’s department releasing the submissions to the safe harbour review online last week. The consultation paper for the review came out almost a year ago, in October 2011, with submissions being due by November 2011.