Response to Tyson: Evaluating Australia's New Anti-Piracy Website Blocking Laws

Michael Williams

Abstract


This commentary responds to Patrick Tyson’s article in this volume which analyses Australia’s new website blocking laws. It begins by explaining the context in which these provisions were added to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and then considers some of the recent evidence suggesting that the new no-fault based anti-piracy approach to internet-enabled copyright infringement does form a useful addition to Australia’s copyright enforcement regime.


Keywords


Copyright Act, Anti-Piracy, Piracy, website-blocking, Copyright Infringement

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