Source Law Publications
Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee
(Cybercrime Bill 2001)
General NSW (Crimes Act (Cybercrime)
Amendment Bill 2001) 2001
of Film and Literature Classification
Inquiry into rating of Computer Games 31 October 2001
Australia Senate Select Committee re
Internet Censorship Bill 29 June 2001
I’ve written a number of papers on various areas relating to law.
of these have been published on the site of Gilbert + Tobin. I have
for my criticism of some Australian legislation relating to censor the
I have published a shyteload of articles mostly on issues relating to
internet and the law - ecommerce, copyright on the net, electronic bill
electronic document management, digital signatures, PKI, cybercrime,
censorship etc etc.
If you're interested, my various papers are available from these
I would be grateful if you have any thoughts or comments on any of
Image and Data Manager -
have to search for "brendan scott" (exclude the quotes) in the
section from this link. I've written a number of articles for
people, but they're not easily accessible. A search will also
you places where I'm quoted rather than actually writing an article. I
managed to put many (but not all) of them up in some form or another on
Gilbert + Tobin site (see link above).
inCite (search for "brendan
from this page - include the quotes)
of Copyright and Problems for Copyright Going Forward (aka
in a Frictionless World). I have written a more considered review
copyright law which was published on First Monday in September 2001.
paper is called Copyright
in a Frictionless World (same link as earlier) and argues that
owners should pursue a rhetoric of responsibility rather than one of
in the internet age. This paper is quite long, but each of its
is readily digestible.
Some of my wisdom has been quoted in Australian
Personal Computer (in relation to Internet Censorship) and Internet.au (in relation to
in the workplace sometime June 2000 ish, but the buggers at Internet.au
seem to have the material available online - I will see if I have my
Information over the Web. This paper was presented at
"Standards and Issues in Electronic Publication and Dissemination of
Information" conference held at the College of Law in Sydney on 5 April
In relation to all of these things I welcome any thoughts or
have on what I have written. Email me if you have
- but remember to remove the "NS" from the front of this address (it's
reduce the spam I receive).