ACTA

PublicACTA declaration signed

I missed the PublicACTA discussions in Wellington today as I was in Auckland for the day talking to Chiasma bio-tech students about science communication. Ironically, even in my discussion with the students, the vexed issue of copyright came up. The Chiasma members are competing in the Comvita Video Challenge where they are being tasked with […]

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Are the days of torrenting numbered?

The Government has just released a cabinet paper outlining proposed amendments to the Copyright Act to battle widespread illegal downloading of copyrighted material. Many will remember the backlash earlier in the year when the infamous section 92a proposal was nearly passed into law. It would have allowed internet providers to disconnect those suspected of illegally […]

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