Librarians join protest against New Zealand's "Guilt on Accusation"

, posted: 23-Jan-2009 12:53

"Librarians join protest against implementation of new section of Copyright Act LIANZA, the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa, representing 460 public, educational, commercial, industrial, legal and government libraries in New Zealand, has joined the widespread protest against the implementation of new section 92A of the Copyright Act, which comes into force on 28 February 2009. LIANZA has three major concerns about this section. The first concern relates to the extremely wide definition of internet service provider. As written, every person or organisation that has a website is an ISP, as is every library, school, educational institution, association, government department, company, business and office that provides Internet access to its users or to its staff. read more at http://www.lianza.org.nz/news/newsroom/news1232571195.html

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