The Australian Sony PlayStation Case: How Far Will Anti-circumvention Law Reach in the Name of DRM?
Fitzgerald, Brian F. (2006) The Australian Sony PlayStation Case: How Far Will Anti-circumvention Law Reach in the Name of DRM? In International Conference on Digital Rights Management: Technology Issues, Challenges and Systems (DRMTICS), November 2005, Sydney.
This chapter overviews the legal issues arising from the modification of the Sony PlayStation console under Australian Copyright Law - the so called anti-circumvention provisions. It will explain how these provisions have been interpreted by the courts and focus on the very recent decision of the Australian High Court. The article concludes by examining the extent to which the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) will impact upon this area of law.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Brian F. Fitzgerald|
|Copyright Statement:||This is the author-version of the work. Conference proceedings published, by Springer Verlag, will be available via SpringerLink. http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/ Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|Deposited On:||01 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:20|
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