[Linux-aus] A speech by AG Ruddock "No Fair Use For You!"

Kimberlee Weatherall k.weatherall at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Sep 6 14:30:03 UTC 2006

That is, arguably, the strategy.
But don't worry: apparently, over the next month we are going to see ALL the
legislation.  The TPM bit is just the beginning: we will also see:
- over 80 pages of draft legislation on criminal enforcement issues; and
- the fair use stuff

ALL of which will be wrapped up in a bill to go to the Senate Legal and
Constitutional Affairs Committee - in October.  Then the bill will pass this

At that stage it won't be punching fog.  It will be punching the termite in
a termite nest - while you're punching one bit, another bit will bite you in
the ...


-----Original Message-----
From: James Purser [mailto:purserj at k-sit.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, 6 September 2006 3:58 PM
To: Kimberlee Weatherall
Cc: 'Jonathan Oxer'; 'Nathan Bailey'; linux-aus at linux.org.au
Subject: RE: [Linux-aus] A speech by AG Ruddock "No Fair Use For You!"

On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 15:50 +1000, Kimberlee Weatherall wrote: 
> - we just won't know until we see the legislation.

This is the most frustrating point. Its like punching fog, you can see
vague shapes but you can't land any solid blows.

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