Author Archives: ellenbroad

Australia hosts secret trade agreement negotiations this week in Melbourne

This Thursday, behind closed doors in Melbourne, representatives from nine countries including Australia will take up discussions once again on an ambitious, comprehensive trade agreement for the Asia-Pacific region. Negotiators from Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Vietnam, Malaysia, the United States, Australia, … Continue reading

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High Court to copyright industries: why not lower your prices?

Introducing Ellen Broad: Hello Troppodillians.  As some of you know, I am the patron of the Australian Digital Alliance which, broadly speaking, represents users of copyright protected products. Its members include Google, Yahoo!, each of the national cultural institutions, libraries, … Continue reading

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