- Whether the exceptions and statutory licences in the are adequate and appropriate in the digital environment, and
- Whether further exceptions should be adopted to recognise fair use of copyright material; allow transformative, innovative and collaborative use of copyright materials to create and deliver new products and services of public benefit; and allow appropriate access, use, interaction and production of copyright material online for social, private or domestic purposes.
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to use this outfit is actually fair
- Introducing fair use into Australian law, thus repealing current enumerated list of exceptions and limitations.
- Extending the fair use exception to non-consumptive uses (eg caching, indexing, text or data mining), private and domestic use, transformative use and quotation, educational and Government use of copyright-protected materials.
- Applying the fair use exception when determining whether a use of an ‘orphan work’ infringes copyright.
- Repealing statutory licensing schemes in pts VA, VB and VII div 2 of the icences for the use of copyright material by governments, educational institutions, and institutions assisting persons with a print disability, are negotiated voluntarily.
- Repealing s 200AB of the Copyright Act, so that the fair use exception is applied when determining whether uses of copyright material not covered by specific libraries and archives exceptions infringe copyright.
- Calling for comments whether voluntary extended collective licensing should be facilitated to deal with mass digitisation projects by libraries, museums and archives [cf the path chosen by the UK when adopting the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013]. In any case, the ALRC paper (§6.3, when speaking of statutory licensing schemes) acknowledges that "voluntary licences—whether direct or collective—are less prescriptive, more efficient and better suited to a digital age".
- Retransmission of free-to-air broadcasts.
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