NZ copyright laws updated for digital world

[NZPA] A bill that brings copyright laws into the digital age was passed by Parliament yesterday, but has already copped criticism.The Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Bill changes the Copyright Act 1994 to clarify its application in the digital environment and to take account of international developments.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=280&objectid=10502960
http://www.stuff.co.nz/4470672a6160.htmlThere are concerns a new copyright law will threaten free speech
The Copyright New Technologies Amendment Act, passed on Tuesday, is designed to update and clarify copyright law, and keep up with advances in technology.
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/latest/200804092258/2ebc886c

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