Govt likely to limit changes to copyright act

Monday 9 December 2013 | 00:11 CET | News
The Australian government is unlikely to adopt a flexible fair use regime for copyright, despite such a recommendation from the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). Australian Attorney-General George Brandis said the government would not respond to the ALRC report on proposed changes to the Copyright Act until next year, ZDNet Australia writes. The review of the act was commissioned by the former government in August 2012. Brandis revealed in Senate Question Time that the report recommends adding a flexible fair-use exception, changing some existing exemptions and adding some new

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