Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Copyright And The Digital Economy

Subtitle: Australian Issues Paper
Author: Australian Law Reform Commission

This Issues Paper was prepared for the Australian Law Reform Commission's Inquiry into Copyright and the Digital Economy.

It provides a good summary of digital copyright issues. Topics include:

  • Caching, indexing and other internet functions
  • Cloud computing
  • Copying for private use
  • Online use for social, private and domestic purposes
  • Transformative use
  • Libraries, archives and digitisation
  • Orphan works
  • Data and text mining
  • Educational institutions
  • Crown use of copyright material
  • Re-transmission of free to air broadcasts
  • Statutory licences
  • Fair-dealing exceptions
  • Free-use exceptions
  • Contracting out

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