Piracy rewrites technology distribution rules.
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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.
In the wake of Games of Thrones airing the first episode of its fourth season in the US, data from TorrentFreak showed Australia downloaded the most pirated copies of the episode.
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?
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...
Italy's artists and creatives are hoping to have the levy charged on all blank storage increased, while consumers groups and hardware companies are opposed to what they see as an unfair tax. The battle rages on.
Website blocking, download speed throttling, and making ISPs liable would go a long way toward reducing copyright infringement in Australia, according to Music Rights Australia.
Italian ISPs have been ordered to block access to tens of sites thought to be sharing movies illegally after an anti-piracy initiative by the country's financial police.
Google has asked the Australian government to review the power given to agencies to compel ISPs to block websites.
The Netherlands' biggest telco has stopped blocking its customers' access to the torrent website after reaching a deal with BREIN.
ISPs should work toward a voluntary scheme to crack down on online piracy or face new legislation when the Copyright Act is overhauled, Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said.
High profit margin pirate sites are making a killing from online advertising, according to one study.
The Business Software Alliance managed to settle 16 software piracy cases in 2013, an all-time best for the global software advocate.
When Australian Attorney-General George Brandis provided an example of a film that was a victim of online copyright infringement, it happened to be one produced by a major donor to the Liberal Party.