Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2010’
Men at Work’s “Down Under” was released in 1981. It took 26 years before the public became aware – courtesy of TV show Spicks and Specks – that the introductory flute riff from such a massive hit song appeared to be sourced from “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree”.
The Federal Court delivered a landmark copyright decision which has determined that internet service providers are not liable for the copyright infringement of their users or subscribers when they download cinematograph films in a manner which infringes copyright. You can read Mallesons’ alert on this case here.