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Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission is siding with citizens over copyright holders – at least a little bit. In its submission to an inquiry into this country’s copyright law, the competition regulator suggests that a service such as Optus’ TV Now – banned by the High Court after a bitter battle with the country’s …

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  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Citizens ARE copyright holders

    Ever heard of flickr? Facebook? You have now.

    "Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission is siding with Google over citizens"

    There. Fixed it for ya.

    1. ChrisInAStrangeLand

      Re: Citizens ARE copyright holders

      Actually the ACCC are siding with Singtel, football doesn't fit into Google's kill all humans agenda. Maybe "bring back the biff".

    2. Peter Murphy
      WTF?

      Re: Citizens ARE copyright holders

      Few people use Facebook to write original content. Much stuff I have seen is either "funny" pictures - LolCats and their ilk - or "information" of such dubious merit that it has its own Snopes page. In either case, it is derivative content.

      If one really wants to make original content, there are many places to do so for free: Tumblr, Wordpress and Blogspot. Facebook isn't one of them.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    FAIL

    A question for the mods

    Do you have a script that automatically deletes any comments critical of Orlowski?

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