Australia is required to enact harsh new “anti-circumvention” laws under the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement

Paul “Rusty” Russell, Australian Linux kernel hacker, visited Humbug on Saturday, gave a talk on the possible consequences of Australia’s obligations under the FTA. You can read the information, listen to his audio and view the slides.

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On Klepas.org there’s an article What rights do I actually still have? explaining things in a way that may help the average person understand how this issue affects us.

Please sign the petition at http://linux.org.au/law and talk about these issues with friends family and business partners. Make your digital rights an issue for yourself and your government representative.

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