My ABC Drum column this week is on the Abbott government’s floated proposals to deal with online copyright infringement (‘piracy’), and why they breach fundamental rule of law principles and freedom of speech:
One of the quickest ways for a company to cut costs is outsourcing. Even better when you can have the Government do your outsourcing for you.
This is the basic political logic behind the upcoming crackdown on online copyright infringement.
For the last year George Brandis has been hinting at a legislative crackdown on copyright infringement …
Here’s what we know. There are two proposals being considered, “graduated response” and a website blocking scheme.