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November 29, 2011 by

iiNet vs. AFACT: the road to High Court

Today marks the beginning of the end for the landmark copyright infringement battle between iiNet and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT). ZDNet Australia looks back into the three-year history of the case.

February 3, 2010 by

EFA, Pirate Party: iiNet win 'common sense'

The Pirate Party Australia has welcomed iiNet's internet piracy victory over a coalition of film and TV studios, describing it as "a victory for common sense", while civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) said sanity had prevailed.

February 3, 2010 by

Why the court ruled for iiNet

Justice Cowdroy today handed iiNet a sound victory in the Australian ISP's long-running battle against a coalition of film and television studios, finding that iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement carried out by its customers.

November 24, 2009 by

Coroneos takes iiTrial heat

Internet Industry Association (IIA) chief Peter Coroneos faced heated questions in Federal Court yesterday over a "knockout blow" the IIA had planned for an increasingly prolific copyright movement.

November 16, 2009 by

The war on file sharing hits Australia

Cover the windows, stay indoors and bunker down — the war on file sharing has reached Australian shores. Copyright owners have a fair claim to their content, but is it fair to saddle ISPs with the responsibility of policing their users? And should copyright enforcers be able to steal our privacy?

October 12, 2009 by

Kazaa witness takes iiTrial stand

Nigel Carson, a computer forensics investigator and a key witness in the 2004 Kazaa case, was called to the witness box today by iiNet's legal team to answer questions on whether an IP address was enough to identify a movie pirate.

April 15, 2009 by

iiNet piracy liability looms large

The Federal Court today turned down iiNet's request to limit the consequences of the court case brought against it by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) to 86 films.


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