Closing Panel: The Future of Copyright

Moderator: Colin Peacock, RadioNZ

Whereto from here? Panellists reflect on the day as Colin Peacock leads a discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing copyright in the coming years: what might change, what needs to change, and what we should be thinking about as creators, users, and citizens of the internet. 


Pia Andrews is an open government and data ninja who has recently joined the digital transformation and gov as a platform cabal. She works to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and pragmatic innovation in the public sector and beyond. 

Graeme Austin is the Chair in Private Law at Victoria University of Wellington School of Law. His current research looks at the relationship between privacy and copyright, dignitary interests in copyright law, copyright exceptions, and the citizen journalist.

Vanessa Blackwood is a Policy Adviser in the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. She has a Masters in human rights law focusing on censorship and hate speech. She lives in Wellington and spends her life on the internet.

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, and journalist. He is the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of many books, most recently Walkaway, a novel for adults, In Real Life, a graphic novel, and Information Doesn't Want to be Free, a book about earning a living in the Internet age.

Lynell Tuffery Huria is Special Counsel at AJ Park, and works with a diverse range of clients around the world. Her passions are indigenous law and protecting cultural icons, including guiding clients on navigating the clash between our intellectual property laws and mātauranga Māori.

Collaborative notes (google doc)

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