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R v the Internet: video & audio available

18 Dec 2009

Video and audio recordings from the recently-held ‘R v the Internet Seminar’ are now available at http://www.r2.co.nz/20091203.

The Seminar, co-hosted by InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc), the Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice, focused on issues around suppression orders, contempt of court and the Internet.

80 legal, media and Internet professionals attended to hear speeches from Attorney-General Hon Chris Finlayson, Solicitor-General David Collins and other high-profile New Zealand legal figures.

InternetNZ highlights Linux Conference

17 Dec 2009

Hundreds of open source software aficionados will congregate in Wellington this January for the Linux.conf.au conference (LCA2010).

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is a leading sponsor of LCA2010, which brings together Australasian and international open source practitioners who contribute to the Linux operating system and other open source projects.

InternetNZ welcomes improvements to Section 92A

16 Dec 2009

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) has welcomed today's announcement by Hon Simon Power of proposed improvements to section 92A of the Copyright Act 1994.

The Government has taken on board many of the concerns we raised, concerns that were widely felt across the sector," says Jordan Carter, Policy Director at InternetNZ.

Workstream: 
Copyright reform

Legal professionals to assemble for Internet seminar

01 Dec 2009

A lineup of high-profile legal professionals, including Attorney-General Hon Christopher Finlayson, Solicitor-General David Collins QC and Judge David Harvey will assemble in Wellington this Thursday, 3 December for the R v the Internet Seminar.

Suppression debate shows importance of Seminar

17 Nov 2009

The Law Commission report "Suppressing Names and Evidence" released on Monday is expected to come under intense scrutiny at the December seminar on law and the Internet to be jointly hosted by InternetNZ, the Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice.

The Law Commission report "Suppressing Names and Evidence" released on Monday is expected to come under intense scrutiny at the December seminar on law and the Internet to be jointly hosted by InternetNZ, the Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice.

Formation of New Zealand IPv6 Task Force

16 Nov 2009

New Zealand is poised to accelerate implementation of the next generation Internet protocol, IPv6, with the formation of the New Zealand IPv6 Task Force, aligned with the global IPv6 Forum. The work of the Task Force will be driven by impending exhaustion of existing IPv4 addressing and the associated risk and additional cost that this is expected to impose.

Workstream: 
IPv6

Internet law seminar to examine contempt issues

10 Nov 2009

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc), the Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice are co-hosting a seminar next month for legal, media and Internet professionals to discuss issues around suppression orders, contempt of court and the Internet.

InternetNZ alarmed by latest ACTA leaks

04 Nov 2009

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is concerned by media stories indicating a change in direction in the latest round of Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations.

Workstream: 
ACTA

InternetNZ welcomes Rural Broadband proposals

29 Sep 2009

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is pleased with today’s announcement by Steven Joyce of the details for how the Government will invest $300m in rural broadband.

Workstream: 
Unconstrained broadband

InternetNZ commends Government broadband announcement

16 Sep 2009

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is delighted with today's announcement of a regionally-based approach to investing in ultra-fast broadband for New Zealand.

InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc) is delighted with today's announcement of a regionally-based approach to investing in ultra-fast broadband for New Zealand.

Workstream: 
Unconstrained broadband