Round 2 in NZ copyright fight
Posted in: Government & Policy at 13/07/2009 22:35
[The Dominion Post] Hostilities are expected to resume this week between internet advocates and the music and movie industries after the Government releases details of controversial changes to copyright law.
A working group of copyright experts convened by the Economic Development Ministry is expected to release its recommendations today or tomorrow on how to replace Section 92a of the Copyright Act, which was scrapped in March after a wave of protests.
Cutting internet connections for copyright violation 'still an option'
The latest attempt to sort out the vexed issue of policing copyright law on the internet is due to be released tomorrow. Justice Minister Simon Power said the discussion document would canvass a number of options that would be open for consultation for three to four weeks.