This paper considers the social practices of 3D printing by comparing consumer perspectives and practices with legal scholarship on intellectual property regimes. The paper draws on data gained through a mixed-methods approach involving participant observation, focus groups, and social network analysis of 3D printing file-sharing practices. It finds that while consumers display a level of naivety about their 3D printing rights and responsibilities as individuals, they possess a latent...
Australia back on the fibre track; Mobile and contactless payments to reach $3.6 trillion this year; Norwood sings first distribution agreement MoU with major Vietnamese full-service telco; MCG comms upgrade will make the 'G' mobile device ?friendly?; Patton fires broadside on piracy back at Creative Content Australia; Veritas offers onshore cloud services..
22nd March 2016
Two basic legal models have evolved to tackle the problem of unlawful P2P distribution: safe harbour and graduated response. This article will discuss the two models, with a focus on the American safe harbour regime and the French graduated response regime. Also considered is the open question of what will occur in Australia in the aftermath of the High Court?s denial of ISP liability in Roadshow Films v iiNet.
Our ?woeful FTTN NBN?: an open user letter; Another #Telstra outage ? some US hosted web sites affected; ?Netflix tax? to collect GST on overseas, ?digital? purchases; Hey you: Hayu is coming with enough reality SVOD TV to outflix competitors; Current strategies on Internet ?piracy? not working: IA; Australia now on piracy trust list; Warning: Phishing campaign hits mobile banking customers.
12th February 2016
Emeritus Professor slams Coalition NBN as ?bad deal?; Call for halt to introduction of ISP copyright code; Telstra?s T-Voice: landline calls on your smartphone or tablet at home; 5G connections: 240 million by 2025 and IoT; Spark wants certainty for industry from regulatory review; Apple slips behind Android in Australia while smartwatches flop; Blackberry to acquire Good Technology.
9th September 2015
Telcos Want Reduced Powers For Acma; Silicon Meets Photonics In New Optical Chip; Industry Unites Against Copyright Trolls; Superloop Releases First Results As Public Company; More Data, Longer Expires Says Optus; Presto Goes Hd Officially At Long Last; Massive Apple Account Theft From New Malware Hit On Jailbroken Ios.
1st September 2015
Isps And Rights Holders Still At Odds On Copyright Code Costs; Tpg Tells Iinet To Stop Selling Fetch Tv; China Slows Global Smartphone Growth; M2 Consolidates As A Billion Dollar Player; Mobile App Development Slow Worldwide.
27th August 2015
Telstra seals deal with Metronode; Optus in ?world first? carrier aggregation; NetComm profit up on M2M sales; Stop the copyright Code, Says EFA; OPINION - Remember the great Motorola phone brand?; Vodafone NZ completes 4G network upgrade.
18th August 2015
Dallas Buyers Club Gets Sold Down The River; Choice Warns About Court Side-Stepping Copyright Scheme Using Acma; Out Of Left Field: A Win For Downloaders And A Win For Telcos; Questions And Answers From Telstra; Vodafone And Barnaby Joyce Rejoice Armidale Store.
17th August 2015
THE GREAT WEBSITE BLOCKING DEBATE; Hang on a minute (or a year) says internet Australia; CHOICE bawls out politicians over support for Internet Filter Bill; ACCC calls for comment on TPG?s IINet acquisition; Woolworths gets into mobile phone market with new service; Protecting against cybercrime costs money ? but are the measures effective?
12th June 2015