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Australian Government to address online copyright infringement

By: Carolyn Dalton, Executive Director of Policy Australia Pty Ltd

The Australian government has recently announced new initiatives to address concerns about online copyright infringement.  A ‘frequently asked questions’ (FAQ) document about the reforms was also released.  There were two key planks to the announcement:

  1. A call to industry to develop a new industry code within 120 days,
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UK launches new police unit to tackle online piracy and counterfeits

The UK Government has announced the launch of a new police unit aimed at targeting intellectual property crime. In particular, the unit will be focused on tackling online piracy and other forms of intellectual property crime such as counterfeit goods.

The intention to set up the unit was originally announced last December. This more recent announcement confirms:

  • details of the
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