iiNet vs. AFACT, week 1: Video

Summary:Check out our video coverage of the iiNet versus AFACT trial in Sydney last week, as well as what the man on the street thinks of the whole mess.

Last Friday was the first week of the legal battle between the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT), representing a number of movie studios, and Australia's third-largest internet service provider iiNet.

The trial is a tense stand-off between the movie studios, which allege iiNet supports content piracy, and iiNet, which claims it is not wholly responsible for what its customers use its network for. reporters Liam Tung and Jacquelyn Holt were at the trial to get the lowdown, and also took to the streets afterwards to see what the general population thinks of the whole mess. You can also follow Liam's live Twitter coverage of the proceedings live on, and a complete archive of our coverage.

Topics: Telcos, Government : AU, Security, Tech Industry


Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, s... Full Bio

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