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GCSB Bill – Oral Submission – Tech Liberty

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 11:16 am | Tech Liberty

I represent Tech Liberty, we’re a group dedicated to defending civil liberties in the digital age. We see many problems with this bill and the thinking that lies behind it, problems that we described in our written submission. More >>

Quick guide to the new copyright bill

Thursday, 14 April 2011, 9:35 am | Tech Liberty

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Bill is a replacement for the abandoned section 92A of the Copyright Act. It provides provisions for media companies to accuse people of infringing copyright, and for those people to be fined by the Copyright Tribunal. ... More >>

More secret treaty negotiations to change NZ's copyright law

Sunday, 5 December 2010, 10:00 pm | Tech Liberty

The fourth round of negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) starts in Auckland today. Nine countries are meeting to develop a free trade agreement covering a wide range of goods, but it looks as though the copyright maximalists are using ... More >>

Submission: Search & Surveillance Bill

Friday, 3 September 2010, 12:34 pm | Tech Liberty

While we appreciate the proposed changes to the Bill, we still hold grave concerns about the general thrust of the Bill towards increased powers for search and surveillance. More >>

Govt internet filter going live is sad day for NZ

Thursday, 11 March 2010, 10:07 am | Tech Liberty

The Department of Internal Affairs has admitted that the internet filter is now operational and is already being used by ISPs Maxnet and Watchdog. It appears that Maxnet have not told their customers that they are diverting some of their internet traffic to ... More >>

New copyright infringement act fair and practical

Tuesday, 23 February 2010, 3:34 pm | Tech Liberty

With the release of the text of the new copyright bill proposed at the end of 2009 we finally see the end of guilt on accusation, and see in place a sensible and well reasoned process around protecting copyrighted material. The new text deals with ... More >>

Tech Liberty welcomes planned Section 92A revision

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 9:21 am | Tech Liberty

New section 92A of Copyright Act does a far better job of balancing civil liberties and copyright enforcement. More >>

NZ has no place in anti-democratic ACTA dealings

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 10:56 am | Tech Liberty

The Ministry of Economic Development refuses to reveal draft text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement at a briefing in Wellington today. Ministry of Economic Development (MED) spokesperson George Wardle, at a briefing in Wellington today, said that they ... More >>

 

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