Kōrero: Digital media and the internet

Parliamentary debate on digital copyright infringement

In this film of part of the debate on the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011, the Green Party's spokesperson on the issue, Gareth Hughes, discusses the balance between protecting the rights of copyright owners and the dangerous consequences of terminating infringers' access to the internet. Following the debate the amendment act was passed and did provide for the penalty of disconnection for infringing rights, but only as a last resort.

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Russell Brown, 'Digital media and the internet - Law and regulation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/43456/parliamentary-debate-on-digital-copyright-infringement (accessed 5 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Russell Brown, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014