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Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran should think if censorship plays a role in digital environments.

Leave streaming content out of censorship regime


Barring cases like child pornography, does it really make sense to restrict access to digital content through regulation backed by legal penalties?

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran says on-demand content "falls through the gaps in the current system."

Communications Minister Curran delves deeper into digital convergence

Thu 7 Dec

The government has put the draft Digital Convergence Bill on hold.

InternetNZ group chief executive Jordan Carter says “We’re a bit puzzled by the legal basis of it."

NZ Screen Association backs Sky TV’s site-blocking bid

Mon 4 Dec 3

But even in supporting Sky, the lobby group’s managing director points to a problem with New Zealand's “fuzzy” copyright law that could help Spark, Vodafone, Vocus and 2degrees.

Paul Brislen says "Sky says this isn't censorship but there's really no other way to describe it."

Legal flaw in Sky TV's action against ISPs

Sun 3 Dec 17

Key Copyright Act (1994) clause, quoted by Sky TV, does not help its case.

2degrees director of corporate affairs and wholesale Mat Bolland: an injunction against four of 90 ISPs will distort the market.

Do you support Sky TV's website blocking bid?

Thu 30 Nov 3

NBR reader poll result: How readers and pundits see Sky's latest legal move.

Spark MD Simon Moutter say his company has shifted from being Sky's legal ally in the global mode fight to a target of its latest action. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Spark: We’re willing to fight Sky TV in court

Thu 30 Nov 3

Telco shows backbone as High Court fight looms over website blocking. UPDATED with 2degrees comment.


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