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Telstra has backed a proposal that would allow film studios to take its customers to court after those customers have ignored a number of warning notices about downloading copyright-infringing TV shows or films.
The Communications Alliance has revealed how telcos would have warned customers downloading copyright-infringing TV shows and films in a trial scheme that would have operated in Australia by now had rights holders agreed to pay their share of it.
Data retention will be a useful tool in a proposal from the content industry to get ISPs to match IP addresses connected to alleged infringers with customer accounts.
Nearly two-thirds of Romania's computers run at least one piece of illegal software – a sign of a technological heritage that means it now has the most technology workers per capita in Europe.
A new record has been set for the number of URLs that Google is asked to remove from search results over alleged copyright infringement.
Society is awash with digital programs and content due to the advent of high-speed networks, always-on connectivity, the blending of consumer/business devices and increased local/remote storage...
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
Losses amount to R$2bn; operators demand heavy penalties to those using pirate decoders
Foxtel's streaming movie service Presto will drop in price from AU$19.99 to AU$9.99 from Sunday.
Telstra CEO David Thodey has indicated that through initial discussions with the Australian government he doesn't expect any mandatory data retention regime to be an issue for Telstra.
Content owners have claimed the launch of a new guide for buying TV shows, films, music and games online shuts down claims that Australians download copyright infringing material because it is not available legitimately.
Proposals to crack down on online copyright infringement are vague and Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull appear divided on the schemes, according to Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus.
The House of Lords has approved a long overdue copyright 'exception', making it legal to copy content for personal use.
Copyright holders must be prepared to sue mums and dads and students for copyright infringement in order for any deterrence scheme to be effective, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned.
Why would content owners want to make their products more easily available when the Australian government appears to be focusing entirely on deterring and punishing users for copyright infringement?