In week 6, we will look at laws and current issues relating to content on the internet.
Should freedom of speech on the internet prevail over protection of the public interest?
What are the relevant public interests?
Should there by government regulation, or reliance on technology? See NetNanny for example.
Some current issues from around the world include:
China / Google
With the recent introduction of "direct registration" in the Australian domain name space (e.g. anyone with a connection to Austra...
The United Nations intellectual property agency (WIPO) is the latest front in the US-China trade war. http://www.theage.com.au/world/sad-am...
The Australian Privacy Commission made an award compensating individuals for non-economic loss for a privacy law breach. This was a first ...