Category Archives: Litigation

Illegal Downloads

ILLEGAL DOWNLOADS Internet service provider not held responsible In their continued grappling with the role and function of law in cyberspace, courts are showing increasing understanding of internet-based business models. In a recent case the courts found that it was not in a service provider’s commercial interests to have users infringing copyright. They found that…
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Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

ABORIGINAL CULTURAL HERITAGE Improved protection and harsher penalties New laws have come into force to improve the protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage.In the new laws, Aboriginal cultural heritage is defined as Aboriginal objects and places. Aboriginal objects can include things which are associated with traditional societies, such as stone tools, art sites, and burial grounds,…
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