Nick is joined by Dr Matthew Rimmer, a Professor in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law, who takes on the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015. This proposed Bill has support from both the government and the “opposition” Labor party and it has troubling implications for civil liberties and online freedom. Email Labor politicians to encourage them to oppose the Bill.
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*The title of the episode is taken from a quote from Dr Matthew Rimmer, where he described the Copyright Bill and the associated report as ‘love letters to Foxtel and News Corp’.