In what might be held up as a copybook case of the utilisation of social media to effect parliamentary change, it has just been announced that the coming-in-to-force of section 92 of the New Zealand Copyright Act will be delayed until March 29 and, in the event that no agreement is reached, will be suspended.

I posted last week about the “blackout” campaign that, after getting attention from Stephen Fry was top of the Twitter trending list on a number of occasions over the last few days.

While it’s been talked abut forever – this truly is a case of power to the people.

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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