Submission to Communications Alliance Industry Code: Copyright Notice Scheme

Suzor, Nicolas P., Pappalardo, Kylie M., Brough, Carrick, Butler, Andrew, Chabowski, Jonathan, Choi, Rachel, Dowling, Raymond, Fyffe, Andrew, Parvez, Shereen, Price, Evan, Sheridan, Kate, Singleton, Jennifer, & Varshney, Rachel (2015) Submission to Communications Alliance Industry Code: Copyright Notice Scheme. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld.

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Abstract

In making this submission, we suggest that Australia learn from the experiences of other jurisdictions, and avoid some of the mistakes that have been made. In particular, this involves:

  • Ensuring that adequate information is available to evaluate the success of the scheme

  • Ensuring that notices sent to consumers provide full and accurate information that helps them understand their rights and options

  • Limiting the potential abuse of the system, and particularly attempts to intimidate consumers into paying unfair penalties through ‘speculative invoicing’

  • Avoiding the potential for actual or perceived bias in the scheme’s oversight body

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ID Code: 84104
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: copyright, infringement notices, graduated response, speculative invoicing
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Digital Media Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Queensland University of Technology & the Author(s)
Deposited On: 14 May 2015 05:29
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2015 04:00

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