This week the Australian Law Reform Commission will release their Discussion Paper for the Copyright Inquiry. In preparation for its release, the Australian Digital Alliance has pulled together a microsite, #copywrong, highlighting some of the issues with existing copyright exceptions faced by schools, libraries, universities, IT companies, artists and consumers around Australia.
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.