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Anti-Piracy Bill passes the Senate and comes into effect
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 (Bill) was passed into law on Friday 26 June 2015. As we reported in the April 2015 edition of


Telecommunications regulatory update - June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 14 2015

This new law allows a copyright owner or an exclusive licensee to apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an order requiring a carriage service


Site blocking commences in Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

As of 27 June 2015, the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 (Act) has passed both houses of the Australian Parliament and commenced


Telecommunications regulatory update - May 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 11 2015

On 1 May 2015 the OAIC handed down its decision on whether journalist Ben Grubb could claim a right of access against Telstra to all the metadata


Australia - Communications Alliance submits final version of anti-piracy code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

Australia's main telecommunications industry body, Communications Alliance, has submitted an updated and final version of the Copyright Notice Scheme


Telecommunications regulatory update - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth) received royal assent on 13 April 2015. This means that


Australia - government moves forward with anti-piracy legislation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

The Copyright (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 (Bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives on 6 March 2015 by Communications Minister


The fight against online piracy: case law, draft code of practice and legislative amendments
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 22 2015

The last three months have seen a number of significant developments in Australia's fight against online piracy. In a landmark decision for content


Site-blocking bill introduced
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 14 2015

On 26th March, the controversial Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 (the Bill) was introduced into the lower house. This Bill will


Australia - Communications Alliance releases draft copyright code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Communications Alliance has released for public comment a draft industry code of practice (Draft Code) designed to combat online copyright