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The Australian Department of Communications and the Attorney-General's Department have been collaborating in secret on an online copyright infringement policy that looks to include a graduated response scheme, ZDNet can reveal.
The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde has been arrested after being on the run for two years when he did not show up to a prison sentencing in November 2010.
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.
Australian businesses are paying in excess of AU$1 million in unbudgeted fees as a result of being found for using software beyond licencing agreements.
The Attorney-General's Department is actively considering a graduated response scheme to crack down on online copyright infringement, officials have confirmed.
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...
After a ruling from the EU Court of Justice signalled countries shouldn't take a tolerate attitude to copyright infringement, Poland is in no hurry to tackle illegal downloading.
In the country’s first sentencing on internet copyright infringement, a Beijing court on Thursday jailed seven executives of the Chinese movie downloading website Siluhd.com.
After the Netherlands decided that downloading pirate content was illegal in the country earlier this month, the country's politicians are calling for a debate on the ban.
Mega Upload founder Kim Dotcom headed back to the High Court this week to retrieve his New Zealand assets, which were seized during his arrest in January 2012.
After years of turning a blind eye, an EU ruling means the Dutch government will have to act on illegal downloaders.
Emails to the Attorney-General's Department from the Australian Screen Association since the election show the group is keen on seeing the government act to stop online copyright infringement
As Prime Minister Tony Abbott winds his way through Asia signing off on various free-trade agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations continue in the background, edging closer to conclusion.
Australia's peak telecommunications organisation has said ISPs are willing to come to the table on a new deterrence system for online copyright infringement but rights holders have to sort out who will pay for such a system first.
The cost of buying non-pirate software can be prohibitive for many Africans. Can the likes of Microsoft persuade consumers that a legal copy is worth paying all those extra dollars for?