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The legitimacy of graduated response schemes in copyright law

Suzor, Nicolas P. & Fitzgerald, Brian F. (2011) The legitimacy of graduated response schemes in copyright law. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 34(1), pp. 1-40.

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Abstract

In an attempt to curb online copyright infringement, copyright owners are increasingly seeking to enlist the assistance of Internet Service Providers (‘ISPs’) to enforce copyright and impose sanctions on their users.1 Commonly termed ‘graduated response’ schemes, these measures generally require that the ISP take some action against users suspected of infringing copyright, ranging from issuing warnings, to collating allegations made against subscribers and reporting to copyright owners, to suspension and eventual termination of service.

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ID Code: 43926
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: copyright, graduated response, judicial power, three-strikes, rule of law
ISSN: 0313-0096
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Constitutional Law (180108)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales
Deposited On: 15 Aug 2011 07:37
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2011 05:25

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