The Bytes and Rights 2017 conference is being held as part of the Festival of the Web, an 8-day series of international conferences in early April in Perth. See the full program of Festival of the Web events. Bytes and … Continue reading

Good morning. Thank you Professor Giblin and congratulations on the launch of yours and Professor Weatherall’s book – What If We Could Reimagine Copyright? An anthology of ten thoughtful essays that collectively make for a forward‑looking treatise on copyright. And … Continue reading

A bot (short for robot) performs highly repetitive tasks by automatically gathering or posting information based on a set of algorithms. They can create new content and interact with other users like any human would. But the power is always … Continue reading

The Federal Court last week determined not to resolve the great privacy question leftover like a bad hangover from 2013: When is information ‘about’ Ben, and when is it ‘about’ a device or a network? While at first glance you … Continue reading

The Attorney-General's Department is considering expanding access to the mandatory data retention scheme to include civil cases. This could mean that retained data is made available for a range of civil matters including: copyright infringement family law cases employment-related cases … Continue reading