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Copyright must address modern ways of working, learning and living

Last Friday’s decision of the full bench of the Federal Court must be appealed to the High Court and the High Court should over turn this poor decision. I established one of the first multimedia development companies in Australia in 1985 and since then I have had to address the many practical problems caused by copyright law in building innovative products using multimedia technologies. It is never good for the wider public good when monopolies use the law to protect their lucrative revenue streams which is what the AFL is trying to do in this case. The law was sensibly changed in 2006 to allow recording of free to air broadcast content for later viewing and as there is...