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There are better ways to combat piracy than blocking websites

The Senate passed controversial anti-piracy legislation, the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, last night. But it’s not so clear whether the legislation will actually achieve its stated ends of reducing piracy, and it might be easily circumvented by the public. Arguably, the media industry can do more to prevent piracy by making content more… Keep Reading

Community TV’s last stand from the government’s spectrum grab

A new campaign is underway this week to persuade the federal government to reverse its decision to push community television stations off the allocated broadcast spectrum at the end of this year in favour of online-only programming. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in September last year that the current use of the “sixth channel” used… Keep Reading

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