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Is IPTV an Internet service under Australian broadcasting and copyright law?

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posted on 13.06.2017, 01:55 by Brennan, David
This paper questions the common legal assumption that Internet protocol television (IPTV) in its typical form is necessarily a service delivered using or over the Internet. It uses two aspects of Australian law one in broadcasting and the other in copyright to examine whether the Internet exclusions enacted truly apply to such IPTV. The conclusion reached is that neither applies for the same reason; IPTV in the form outlined does not implicate the Internet. Copyright 2010 David Brennan. No part of this article may be reproduced by any means without the written consent of the publisher.

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Date originally published

2010

Source

Telecommunications Journal of Australia, vol. 60, no. 2 (2010), p. 26.1-26.11. ISSN 1835-4270