[LINK] NZ sees the light!
tomk at unwired.com.au
Tue Mar 24 23:36:27 EST 2009
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> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Jan Whitaker
> Sent: Tuesday, 24 March 2009 10:28 PM
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> Subject: [LINK] NZ sees the light!
> phobonetik writes "The New Zealand Prime Minister announced his
> Government will throw out the controversial Section 92A of the
> Copyright Amendment (New Technologies) Act and start again. The
> proposed law changes contained 'guilty upon accusation, without
> appeal' clauses and heavy compliance costs to ISPs and businesses.
> The changes were hours away from being signed but a series of online
> protests, a petition on Government grounds, as well as public
> rebuttal by a large ISP and by Google contributed to the Government
> changing course and respecting the wishes of the IT
>Now, maybe someone here will pay attention as well. Or maybe iiNet
>will just relocate to NZ?
Unfortunatly our safe harbour legislation sneakeded in whilst I was
sunning myself on friendly Nauru..... so I wasn't able to stick up my
And even if I was here - I might not have noticed the stealth submarine
attack..... On the not so safe harbour.
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