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ACCC, eBay call for technology neutral copyright law

Friday 23 November 2012 | 00:16 CET | News
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as well as eBay have called for Australian copyright law to be technology neutral, ZDNet reports. Both organisations made submissions to the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) review of the Copyright Act, which was launched after a legal battle between Optus and AFL and NRL over Optus' cloud-based TV recording service TV Now. Optus lost the case in the end but the ruling sparked concerns that any automated personal cloud storage service could potentially breach the Copyright Act. In its submission, eBay says that current

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission / Ebay / Optus
Countries: Australia
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