Rebuilding Australia’s National Classification Scheme for the Digital Economy

Rebuilding Australia’s National Classification Scheme for the Digital Economy

Oct 2, 2013

Our Legal and Policy Counsel, Josh Cavaleri recently wrote a piece for the Arts Law Centre of Australia which covered how the current Classification Scheme works and it’s ineffectiveness for the Digital Economy.  The full piece can be read here. Share...

Australian Copyright Council releases major report finding Copyright industries deliver jobs and innovation

Australian Copyright Council releases major report finding Copyright industries deliver jobs and innovation

Aug 16, 2012

Yesterday an economic report was released which found Australia’s copyright-based industries such as music, publishing and film continue to make a significant contribution to the national economy. The report undertaken by PwC for the Australian Copyright Council found in 2011 Australia’s copyright industries: generated AUD$93.2 billion in economic...

NZ – New Copyright Law and your internet connection

NZ – New Copyright Law and your internet connection

Sep 27, 2011

Microsoft NZ have written a blog about the new Copyright law in NZ and the steps you need to take with regard to your internet connection.  There is a lot of good and basic information about the new law, as well as advice to protect the internet account holder. Share...

Mine…Gaming and Copyright

Mine…Gaming and Copyright

Feb 23, 2011

We found this video at Dailymotion.com which talks about the difficulties people found in categorising video games when they first emerged and the implications this has had for the law and copyright.  To see the video, click here Share...

Australian IT: Microsoft Pounces on eBay Software Trader

Australian IT: Microsoft Pounces on eBay Software Trader

Jun 22, 2010

As reported at the Australian,  Microsoft has sought $125,000 in compensation as part of  an anti-piracy sting from a software trader who has been selling Microsoft product illegally. To find out more, click here. Share...

Australian Authorities Confiscate Illegal Game Copiers and Counterfeit Nintendo Products

Australian Authorities Confiscate Illegal Game Copiers and Counterfeit Nintendo Products

Mar 11, 2010

Australia, 10 March, 2010 – Nintendo confirms that the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service have seized game copiers (commonly referred to as R4 cards) and other counterfeit Nintendo products from an importer attempting to distribute the products in Australia. This is the first Australian customs seizure of game copiers of this type. Video game...