The Australian Copyright Council has said that the Federal Circuit Court, rather than the Federal Court, should be able to force ISPs to block websites, because the cost of cases would be lower for rights holders.
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The Federal Court has ruled in favour of Dallas Buyers Club LLC's preliminary discovery to be granted access to customer details of several Australian internet service providers in order to send letters for settlement payments over copyright infringement.
Lawyers have warned that under legislation before the Australian parliament, copyright owners could face no challenge to cases brought to the court seeking to block sites, meaning that sites could be blocked without the court determining whether the sites actually infringe on copyright.
When ISPs sought to prove to the court that a new code will be in place to deter and warn alleged online copyright infringers, Dallas Buyers Club LLC pointed out that businesses and mobile customers would be exempt from the code.
SK Telecom has won its patent lawsuit against Viber after a South Korean court ruled the latter infringed on four patents held by the mobile operator.
Two antitrust class-action lawsuits related to Android handsets have been dismissed in a Californian court.
Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.
Australians who downloaded an infringing copy of Dallas Buyers Club but did not make that copy available on peer-to-peer file-sharing services are not targeted in the latest piracy court case.
It's been a nervous weekend for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom as authorities in New Zealand try to send the former internet tycoon to jail.
A petition filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 77 computing luminaries has called on the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision that ruled Oracle could copyright parts of the Java API.
Europe's incoming digital commissioner is threatening Google again, this time with a copyright levy if it takes European content for its own.
Digital forensics firm Cellebrite has moved from copying contacts on mobile phones to digital forensics, helping police collar the bad guys along the way.
Telstra has backed a proposal that would allow film studios to take its customers to court after those customers have ignored a number of warning notices about downloading copyright-infringing TV shows or films.
A class action lawsuit brought by a European privacy group is moving forward thanks to the decision today by a Viennese court.
Why would content owners want to make their products more easily available when the Australian government appears to be focusing entirely on deterring and punishing users for copyright infringement?
Country passes bill that will allow rights owners to secure court injunctions instructing ISPs to block access to websites that contain copyright-infringing content.
The future of Internet TV was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. And it didn't go in cordcutters' favor.
Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement and will potentially pay millions in damages to lay an antitrust lawsuit regarding ebook price fixing to rest.
After a ruling from the EU Court of Justice signalled countries shouldn't take a tolerate attitude to copyright infringement, Poland is in no hurry to tackle illegal downloading.
In the country’s first sentencing on internet copyright infringement, a Beijing court on Thursday jailed seven executives of the Chinese movie downloading website Siluhd.com.
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