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July 7, 2011 by

Act or be acted against, AFACT warns ISPs

The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has written to local internet service providers (ISPs), inviting them to work together on a solution to piracy — if they don't want it to take action using precedents set in its lawsuit against iiNet.

March 25, 2009 by

Crux of iiNet defence due by April

ISP iiNet undertook today to stop sitting on the fence on whether it will admit that its users have been infringing copyright, in a Federal Court hearing today for the court case brought against it by the Australian Federation against Copyright Theft.

November 13, 2006 by

One fantasy that Bill Gates thankfully knows how to fulfill

Against the backdrop of all the vendors who've been indemnifying their customers against this, that, or the other lawsuit, I keep telling people that it's highly unlikely that vendors are going to sue you if the software you got from someone else (eg: Red Hat) infringes on a patent that belongs to someone else (eg: Microsoft). You could argue that using software that infringes on someone else's patent is no different a form of misappropriation of intellectual property than outright piracy.

November 13, 2006 by

One fantasy that Bill Gates thankfully knows how to fulfill

Against the backdrop of all the vendors who've been indemnifying their customers against this, that, or the other lawsuit, I keep telling people that it's highly unlikely that vendors are going to sue you if the software you got from someone else (eg: Red Hat) infringes on a patent that belongs to someone else (eg: Microsoft). You could argue that using software that infringes on someone else's patent is no different a form of misappropriation of intellectual property than outright piracy.

April 24, 2003 by

DVD piracy lawsuit postponed

A hearing has been postponed in the case pitting major movie studios against 321 Studios, a start-up that makes programs to copy DVDs. The hearing in the case was slated to take place on Friday morning in federal court in San Francisco, but has been delayed due to court scheduling conflicts.

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