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Online copyright infringement isn't 'theft': iiNet

In its response to the Australian government's online copyright infringement discussion paper, iiNet has called for the government to rethink what it means by online copyright infringements.

September 7, 2014

Piracy is theft but content owners need to up their game: Turnbull

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said online copyright infringement needs to be deterred in Australia, but has said content owners should pay for any notification system and ensure their content is available in a timely and affordable manner.

July 30, 2014

Aus copyright industry blames piracy, parity for decline

The Australian Copyright Council has blamed a combination of the high Aussie dollar, the global financial crisis and copyright infringement for the decline of the value the copyright industry contributes to the Australian economy.

August 14, 2012

Questions raised over piracy talk invitees

Questions have been raised over the decision to include staunch copyright advocate, and chairman of the Australian Copyright Council (ACC), Professor Michael Fraser as a consumer representative in the latest round of Australian piracy negotiations.

June 5, 2012

Malone vs. Gane on copyright reform

Unsurprisingly, the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft's loss at the High Court will see internet service providers less open to compromise solutions on how to fight piracy, which means free rein for infringers.

April 25, 2012 by

iiNet-AFACT decision: the details

The High Court has published its full judgment for the landmark copyright case between iiNet and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT).

April 19, 2012

iiNet-AFACT judgment out next week

After over four months of deliberation, the High Court is set to hand down its judgment for the long-running copyright infringement case between the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) and iiNet next Friday.

April 12, 2012

SOPA anti-piracy bill stalls after DNS blow

US lawmakers have removed a provision of the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act that would have compelled ISPs to block access to foreign websites that are used for copyright infringement.On the same day that the White House warned against attempts to tamper with the Domain Name System (DNS), congressman Lamar Smith, the main sponsor of the bill, said on Friday that the site-blocking elements of SOPA were being excised pending further examination.

January 16, 2012 by

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