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TPPA looks set to secretly extend NZ’s Copyright Term

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 11:35 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

Last week the Creative Freedom Foundation participated in a group briefing and Q&A session with David Walker, NZ’s Chief Negotiator in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement , and officials Angela Strahl and Yvonne Woutersen. More >>

How TPP affects NZ artists

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 11:31 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

Last week the CFF attended a Stakeholders Briefing on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a treaty that will affect copyright in New Zealand, the United States and other nations. New Zealanders have just spent in excess of $600,000 to develop an ... More >>

CFF OIA on abandoned Satire and Parody copyright review

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 4:49 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

In 2008 New Zealand’s Ministry of Economic Development conducted an inquiry to determine the need for parody and satire exceptions to NZ Copyright Law. The Creative Freedom Foundation requested an OIA report on the review More >>

Copyright Bill A Return To Guilt Upon Accusation

Thursday, 4 November 2010, 9:26 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom congratulate the Commerce Select Committee on releasing their report on the draft Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill earlier today More >>

New Copyright Bill A Return To Guilt On Accusation

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 5:28 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom congratulate the Commerce Select Committee on releasing their report on the draft Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill earlier today More >>

CFF Speech to Select Committee on Copyright Bill

Monday, 2 August 2010, 4:47 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

CFF Speech to Commerce Select Committee on Copyright Infringing File Sharing Bill Last Thursday CFF Director Bronwyn Holloway-Smith spoke with the Commerce Select Committee about their s92A submission and gave the following speech. More >>

Submission on ACTA, Copyright, and Fair Use Online

Friday, 9 April 2010, 11:05 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

Our submission’s introduction reads “Today, a large proportion of interactions with copyrighted material involves personal use through personal computers and devices with internet connections. It is fair to say that, in turn, a proportion of these ... More >>

CFF on reported Monday “Internet Blackout”

Monday, 1 March 2010, 12:36 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

The front page of Friday’s NZ Herald featured an article on the new proposed Section 92A with some quotes from Bronwyn Holloway-Smith and the news of a “blackout” protest against the law that’s (apparently) happening on Monday. We have no involvement ... More >>

CFF Welcome Copyright Proposal Document (s92a)

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 12:29 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation welcome Minister Simon Power's release of the replacement for Section 92A of the Copyright Act. More >>

How New Zealanders stopped an unfair copyright law

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 12:18 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

Kiwiright tells the story of the Internet Blackout, spearheaded by the Creative Freedom Foundation. Hundreds of thousands of people protested against the controversial law change, Section 92A of the Copyright Amendment Act, that would allow copyright holders ... More >>

Replacement To 'Guilt Upon Accusation' Law

Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 1:58 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation say that Commerce Minister Simon Power may decide the future of the former Guilt Upon Accusation law, section 92A of the Copyright Amendment Act, within weeks. The law was described as “draconian” by Prime Minister ... More >>

Artists Say “No” To Guilt Upon Accusation

Thursday, 6 August 2009, 9:53 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation, representing over 20,000 New Zealanders including 10,000 artists, encourage the government to continue it's efforts in fixing the copyright law section 92A. More >>

CFF Welcome Copyright Proposal Document

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 9:42 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation welcome the Ministry of Economic Development's Section 92A Review Policy Proposal Document, released for public comment yesterday. CFF Director, Bronwyn Holloway-Smith states ”It's wonderful that Hon. Simon Power, the Working ... More >>

CFF announce aims to help 'Fix Section 92'

Wednesday, 25 March 2009, 10:35 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation (CFF) welcomes the government's decision to stop S92A coming into force as originally written on March 27th, and to work towards a replacement section. CFF Director Bronwyn Holloway-Smith says “We have said throughout ... More >>

Statistics emerge around Guilt Upon Accusation Law

Monday, 23 March 2009, 9:37 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

With only four days until the Guilt Upon Accusation law, Section 92A of the Copyright Act, is due to come into force the Creative Freedom Foundation (CFF) are highlighting statistics that paint a picture of what New Zealanders may face if the Government ... More >>

One Week Until Guilt Upon Accusation Law In NZ

Friday, 20 March 2009, 10:39 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

With only seven days until the Guilt Upon Accusation law, Section 92A of the Copyright Act, is due to come into effect the Creative Freedom Foundation has renewed calls for National to repeal S92A and replace it with a workable alternative. Intended ... More >>

CFF launch the What About Usvideo series

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 9:18 am | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation launch their interactive video series What About Us today. The series will feature YouTube video statements by New Zealand artists and others who are not represented in the private sector decision-making process ... More >>

Representation needed in Internet Policy Debate

Friday, 27 February 2009, 2:54 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

The Creative Freedom Foundation welcomes the Government's decision to delay the Guilt Upon Accusation law Section 92A, however this delay also calls for two non-Governmental groups to decide the future of New Zealander's access to the internet. The two groups ... More >>

NZ Political Bloggers To Blackout Websites 23 Feb

Friday, 20 February 2009, 3:54 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

On Monday morning bloggers from across the political spectrum will be taking their blogs down in an "Internet Blackout" to protest the coming into force on the 28th of S92A of the Copyright Act. More >>

Political Blog Blackout 23 Feb. In S92a Protest

Friday, 20 February 2009, 3:09 pm | Creative Freedom Foundation

"On Monday morning bloggers from across the political spectrum will be taking their blogs down in a "blog out" to protest the coming into force on the 28th of S92A of the Copyright Act. More >>

 

 

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