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- Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017
- Marrakesh Treaty
With the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 receiving royal assent, Australia joins a number of nations with a process for rights holders to block sites the infringe (or facilitate the infringement of) copyright .
Controversial legislation that could see websites that ‘facilitate’ copyright infringement blocked looks likely to pass the Australian Parliament in the next fortnight after the LNP and ALP agreed to minor amendments.
The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) is seeking an Executive Officer to manage its affairs and contribute to copyright policy development and advocacy in Australia and overseas. The position will also fill the role of Copyright and Policy Adviser to the Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC).
All eyes are on the federal government this week as we await a signal about the likely fate of controversial website-blocking legislation.
Copyright advocacy group the Australian Digital Alliance is urging the government to move swiftly on reforms that would allow online platforms, especially those that host third party content, to operate safely in Australia.
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