Monday, February 23, 2009

After weeks of protest, New Zealand postpones controversial copyright law

According to this report from TVNZ, New Zealand has postponed enactment of its controversial new copyright statute:

Government delays copyright laws

After weeks of protest the government has delayed introducing controversial copyright laws.

It has told the industry to find a way to make the legislation work or it will be dumped altogether.

The government has announced it is delaying the controversial section 92a that critics say will force internet providers to cut people's connections without proving first they have breached copyright.
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