IGEA Submission to Department of Communications: Enhancing Online Safety for Children

IGEA Submission to Department of Communications: Enhancing Online Safety for Children

Mar 28, 2014

On 20 January 2014 the Department of Communications released a consultation paper – Enhancing Online Safety for Children (linked here). The paper sets out the Government’s intention to: Establish a Children’s e-Safety Commissioner that will attend to complaints concerning children and online services; Introduce a scheme for the rapid removal of material...

iGEA Submission to Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council

iGEA Submission to Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council

Feb 24, 2013

Recently iGEA and the GDAA made a submission to the issues paper released by the Commonwealth Consumers Affairs Advisory Council on App Purchases by Australian consumers on mobile and handheld devices. Our full submission is here and in summary: The significant majority of users enjoy mobile and handheld games an in-app purchases (IAPs) without any issues, and...

iGEA Submission – Discussion Paper: Australian Privacy Breach Notification

iGEA Submission – Discussion Paper: Australian Privacy Breach Notification

Feb 24, 2013

Recently iGEA prepared a submission for the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department of Business and Information Law Branch.  The topic was “Should Australia introduce a mandatory data breach notification law?” In summary the voluntary data breach notification arrangements are sufficient and iGEA doesn’t support the introduction of...

iGEA Submission – Response to ALRC Copyright and the Digital Economy Issues Paper

iGEA Submission – Response to ALRC Copyright and the Digital Economy Issues Paper

Dec 4, 2012

The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association ( iGEA) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC’s) issues paper on copyright and the digital economy (Issues Paper). In 2012 the Australian interactive games industry was estimated to be worth $1.7 billion and is expected to be one of the fastest growing media...

iGEA’s submission for review of Technological Protection Measure Exceptions

iGEA’s submission for review of Technological Protection Measure Exceptions

Oct 15, 2012

iGEA recently made a submission to he Attorney-General’s Department Review of Technological Protection Measure Exceptions made under the Copyright Act 1968. As per the Executive Summary: Many of the Proposed Exceptions, including those relating to backup copies and fair dealing, fail to satisfy the requirements of section 249(4) of the Copyright Act. For...

iGEA Submission to the ALRC National Classification Scheme Review: Response to Discussion Paper 77

iGEA Submission to the ALRC National Classification Scheme Review: Response to Discussion Paper 77

Nov 17, 2011

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