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Getty Images CEO urges Sunak to back creative over AI industries
Last month
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Getty Images CEO, Craig Peters, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak of risking UK GDP by favouring AI support over the critical creative industries.
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Generative AI users have data privacy and bias concerns: Applause
Fri, 15th Sep 2023
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Despite concerns Applause global survey reveals that 79% of respondents actively use generative AI services, with ChatGPT being the most popular.
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Oracle vs Rimini Street - lessons for the ANZ channel
Fri, 12th Jan 2018
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physical security
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The US legal battle over software copyright could have consequences for vendors and providers here in Australia and New Zealand.
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Kim Dotcom film up for best documentary at Asia-Pacific Screen Awards
Tue, 14th Nov 2017
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A film about entrepreneur and former MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom is up for best documentary at this year’s Asia-Pacific Screen Awards.
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Facebook Rights Manager gets an upgrade as it cracks down on stolen video content
Fri, 28th Apr 2017
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Facebook users who upload original video to Facebook have updated their tools to stop other people stealing, breaching copyrights & taking ad revenue.
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Microsoft OEM reseller to pay $250,000 in damages for copyright infringement
Mon, 31st Oct 2016
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One Australian reseller will pay $250,000 following an out of court settlement, while the courts have found in favour of Microsoft in a second case.
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InternetNZ says TPP's 'digital locks' will stifle innovation
Wed, 27th Jul 2016
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copyright
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InternetNZ has made its submission towards the TPP Amendment Bill, saying the legislation will make copyright laws less fair and stifle innovation.
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Understanding copyright for schools
Wed, 28th Oct 2015
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schools
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Copyright describes a set of exclusive rights that are given to owners in relation to the creation of audio, image or video works, says NetSafe.
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InternetNZ on how the TPPA impacts internet policy
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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copyright
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Changes to copyright law will be needed now New Zealand has signed the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, according to InternetNZ.
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Premier League struggles to clamp down on illegal online highlights
Thu, 21st Aug 2014
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internet
Premier League faces uphill battle to curb illegal online goal sharing, too vast for current copyright laws, experts predict.
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In the innovative world... patent is a virtue
Tue, 19th Aug 2014
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New Zealand's Commerce Minister, Craig Foss, has praised the modernisation of the country's patent laws, bringing them in line with international standards.
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New dawn for New Zealand patent landscape
Fri, 30th Aug 2013
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Wednesday, August 28 marked the biggest shake up in New Zealand’s Intellectual Property landscape in more than 50 years...
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IT pros welcome passing of Patents Bill
Thu, 29th Aug 2013
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The Institute of IT Professionals welcomes the near unanimous passing of the Patents Bill in Parliament, effectively removing software patents from New Zealand.
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Students encouraged to mashup and remix digital content
Fri, 16th Aug 2013
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schools
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copyright
Students have the opportunity to predict the future with the final round of DigitalNZ’s Mix and Mash competition which closes in November.
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7 reasons why companies should monitor the competition’s patents…
Thu, 15th Aug 2013
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copyright
Companies eyeing the lead in the fast-paced tech race should vigilantly monitor rival patents - a strategy unlocking market insights and growth opportunities.
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Should creative and internet industries review NZ copyright laws?
Thu, 1st Aug 2013
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Labour slams govt for shelving copyright law review, urges NZ internet and creative sectors to push for reform to match digital age needs.
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Should pressured NZ bow to Dotcom demands?
Wed, 17th Jul 2013
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Kim Dotcom may be wanted in the US for alleged copyright crimes, but should New Zealand bow to such demands for extradition?.
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When good times go bad: Karaoke for a song nets jail term
Sat, 2nd Mar 2013
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piracy
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Karaoke king in Rotorua jailed for copyright piracy, ending his tune-selling spree with a 4-month sentence and a fine.
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First copyright casualty in NZ
Thu, 31st Jan 2013
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NZ's first copyright breach under new laws sees a user fined $616 for sharing Rihanna song, setting precedent for future cases.
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PM slams govt spies in Dotcom case
Mon, 24th Sep 2012
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mega
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copyright
John Key demands answers from the national's secretive intelligence agency over 'unlawful' acquisition of Megaupload case communications.
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An Apple a day keeps Samsung away
Mon, 24th Sep 2012
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apple
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technology gifts
World's most valuable company seeks more damages from South Korean rival over alleged further design infringements.
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Dotcom disclosure unnecessary court hears
Thu, 20th Sep 2012
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mega
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copyright
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megaupload
New Zealand court-ordered discovery of evidence held by the US Federal government is a step too far the Court of Appeal heard today.
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Documents appeal lands Dotcom in court
Thu, 20th Sep 2012
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mega
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copyright
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megaupload
Megaupload founder comes before the Court of Appeal in Wellington today to fight a U.S. appeal over next year's extradition hearings.
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Kiwis ignore internet piracy law
Mon, 23rd Jul 2012
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40% of Kiwis flout internet piracy law, accessing illegal content despite 'three-strikes' rule aimed at curbing copyright infringement.