A call for the government to implement a widespread internet filter in addition to allowing rights holders to get piracy sites blocked shows that the legislation will be an open door for full internet censorship in Australia.
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Film studios and ISPs have released a new draft code that is aimed at curbing the number of Australians who illicitly download TV shows, films, and music online.
Legislation that will allow rights holders to get piracy websites blocked by Australian internet service providers will hit the parliament in the first half of 2015.
Australia's internet service providers have expressed their eagerness to work with the government to continue the fight against internet piracy.
The US regulator has pushed back against the US president's demands over net neutrality, reminding Obama that the FCC is not beholden to the White House.
iiNet has been thrown back into the courts by rights holders for the film Dallas Buyers Club, with the holders seeking to obtain the details of customers alleged to have illicitly shared the film online.
'Dear Rupert' letter from the internet giant rejects claims that Google is a "platform for piracy".
The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Aereo has concocted a new legal plan to try to bring its internet TV service back to life.
What do academics, theorists and tech professionals believe are the worst-case scenarios and biggest threats to the web in the next 20 years?
Seven internet service and communications providers worldwide have filed a legal complaint against the UK's GCHQ spy agency in the wake of the NSA scandal.
Bitcoin sorta legal in CA, NSA transparency report, and Internet voting fails in Norway [Government IT Week]
Internet voting fails in Norway (and if it won't work there, it probably won't work anywhere). If you're living on the left coast, you can now, at least semi-legally buy your weed with bitcoin, and the DNI releases a transparency report. No, that's not a joke. We report the news here, bucko.
A new study has found only a very small number of US internet users receive the final sixth piracy warning, but whether that means the US system is having the desired effect remains to be seen.
Police raid Kuaibo, a prominent Chinese online business
Google's legal director stressed that the Internet giant's ninth Transparency Report hones in on requests related to criminal investigations during the second half of 2013.
There are many reasons why users will be sticking with Windows XP after Microsoft ends all support next month. In the final analysis, none of them are good excuses.
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.
In support of the government's planned default Internet porn filter, UK regulators will ask banks and creditors to cut off business with legal, foreign adult websites for not having "adequate" age checks.
France's anti-piracy watchdog fought for survival this week while its broadcast regulator argued to gain control over a seriously weakened three-strikes process stripped of its internet-banning powers.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued its Technology Risk Management Guidelines, which will expand beyond Internet banking and carry more legal weight and consequences.
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