DMCA vists Oz

Ars Technica notes: “In addition to agreeing to drop tariffs on almost all U.S. products, the Australian government agreed to the importation of U.S. intellecutual property law, specifically the DMCA.”

OK, so now I’m even more pissed.

Responses from the ALP here and here. Reponse from the Australian Democrats.

This is an ugly, ugly thing, that not only sells out Australian farmers, but pretty much the rest of Australia’s citizens as well. Latham had better keep to his word to block offensive legislation in the senate along with the minor parties.

Reports from SMH here and here, and News.com.au here.