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NZ Government ACTA Briefing Posted Online

The recent New Zealand government ACTA briefing materials have been posted online.  The powerpoint presentation confirms widely known information, but fails to shed new light on the agreement.

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December 18, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

NZ Holds ACTA Briefing But Reveals Little

ComputerWorld reports on a recent ACTA briefing held by New Zealand government officials.  The media was not permitted to attend the briefing and attendees reported that the government provided little new information.  Meanwhile, NZ MP Clare Curran continues to voice concerns about ACTA, noting that the government has not responded […]

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December 16, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

New Zealand Releases Revamped Three Strikes Proposal

The New Zealand government has released a revamped three strikes proposal that incorporates full court hearings and the possibility of financial penalties.  A prior proposal, which would have resulted in subscriber access being terminated without court oversight, was dropped earlier this year following public protest.  The new proposal is essentially […]

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December 15, 2009 5 comments News

NZ MP Raises Questions on ACTA

New Zealand Labour MP Clare Curran has raised questions about ACTA, noting "ACTA has the potential to have massive implications on New Zealand’s proposed copyright laws and how internet piracy is policed locally."

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December 14, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

New Zealand Coalition Forms To Fight ACTA

ComputerWorld NZ reports that a new New Zealand coalition has formed to fight ACTA.

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December 10, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads