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conSCIENCE: Defence Takes Control over Australian Research
A new law comes into force this month that puts scientists at risk of imprisonment and businesses at risk of losing their intellectual property.
Up Front: Defence Act Casts a Long Shadow
The battle now shifts from public good to commercial research, as new Defence powers threaten a broad range of “dual-use” technologies.
Online Feature: Bill to stop misuse of dangerous technology could hit uni research
The Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011, which restricts the use of materials that could be used in weapons, will inhibit a wide range of scientific research.