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April 22, 2012

iiNet wards off AFACT, but what next?

Big Content's attempt to make internet service provider (ISP) iiNet responsible for its customers' copyright infringements has been soundly defeated, but the battle won't end there.

December 5, 2011 by

How much control does AFACT have?

As the epic High Court legal battle between iiNet and the film studios wrapped up, the theme of the three-day trial was clear: it is a matter of choice versus control; iiNet's and AFACT's.

December 1, 2011

Cliff diving for iPhones

Join us once again for another episode of Technolatte, where court wins aren't always glorious, pirates don't always have eye patches and hackers aren't always evil.

February 24, 2011

iiThink, therefore iiAm

This week saw New Zealand telcos shine through a national disaster, the DSD gets chummy with Apple, AusCERT suffers under legal bindings, all while the Federal Court of Australia handed down the iiTrial verdict.

November 5, 2010 by

Europe to get copyright overhaul

The European Commission has said it will put forward legislative proposals to make copyright law 'fit the digital age', a day after the UK announced similar plans

November 4, 2010

TV, trademarks and stupid customers

Will the CSIRO steal Telstra and Optus' LTE spectrum? Does Optus have a bottomless pocket when it comes to paying for legal fees? Has Google lost its mojo with the departure of Lars Rasmussen and Kate Vale?

August 29, 2010 by

Aussie PS3 mod chips banned till 31 Aug

Australia's Federal Court has slapped a temporary ban on a handful of local retailers selling or importing hardware, commonly known as "mod chips", that allows unauthorised software to run on Sony's PlayStation 3.

May 2, 2010 by

Ogg versus the world: don't fall for open-source FUD

Big corporations no longer have a monopoly on fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). While researching the current battle over HTML5 media formats, I’ve discovered that open-source advocates are just as capable of spreading FUD and outright lies in trying to sell their point of view. Here's the proof.


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