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Illegal File Sharing Bill Shows All That is Bad with Politics

There are plenty of people who are a bit angry today. Make that really angry. The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill is a contentious bill with history of internet protest. Maybe the knowledge that more highly visible protest would precede any passing of this bill caused the government to rush the Bill through parliament …

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Copyright Law in NZ recommendations due shortly

After the Black Out campaign gained some time for reasoned thought about the new copyright law, the new recommendations are due shortly about it\’s implementation. The previously drafted legislation called for termination of infringer\’s internet accounts for repeated copyright violations. This created the Black Out backlash and so now we wait to see how things …

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