Media review committee to be finalised

Wednesday 2 March 2011 @ 1.00 p.m. | Corporate & Regulatory

A Committee to advise on regulating new and old media will be finalised within a few days.

The Convergence Committee of independent experts will review Australia's communications and media legislation and advise the government on how best to modernise the law to suit established and emerging media platforms.

The opportunities brought by the national broadband network needed to be underpinned by a regulatory environment that encouraged new technologies and applications.

The committee would consult shareholders and the public to create a policy framework suitable to the high-speed broadband environment. For those in need of more information on Intellectual Property, contact TimeBase to trial our Australian legislation Intellectual Property Point-in-Time product for free. What are your thoughts about the new committee to be established? Read full article.