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Why should the Internet be regulation-free?

Uber and Airbnb are examples of a larger phenomenon, that Internet users often think they are operating outside of the legal concept of commerce. They aren't.

December 9, 2013

iiNet decision not a free pass: experts

The iiNet High Court copyright decision doesn't give internet service providers (ISPs) a free pass on authorisation of copyright infringement over BitTorrent, legal experts have stated.

April 22, 2012

Piracy crackdown proposal shields ISPs

The new industry piracy proposal will help shield internet service providers (ISPs) from further lawsuits from copyright holders, according to legal experts, but questions still remain over costs and potential effectiveness.

November 27, 2011

Comms Alliance seeks to join iiNet-AFACT

Internet industry body the Communications Alliance has sought to intervene in the iiNet-AFACT High Court legal stoush because the case "carries with it enormous risks not just for iiNet but for the entire internet industry", CEO John Stanton explained today.

October 11, 2011 by

Games, crime, porn and Facebook (laws)

An R18+ classification for computer games is long overdue in Australia and internet filtering based on the Interpol blacklist is "reasonable enough", says legal expert Peter Black. However, he does have concerns.

July 24, 2011

Major Web players take France to court

Google and Facebook among Internet giants that are planning legal action against French government over data policy forcing these companies to retain users' personal information for a year.

April 7, 2011 by

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