Piracy rewrites technology distribution rules.
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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.
The Polish levy paid on blank storage media to compensate rightsholders for piracy should be added to even more hardware, according to the country's composers and writers.
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?
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said online copyright infringement needs to be deterred in Australia, but has said content owners should pay for any notification system and ensure their content is available in a timely and affordable manner.
The City of London police will start pasting banners on copyright-infringing sites warning users to go elsewhere.
A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force ISPs to block websites containing copyright infringing material.
Company executive expects to repeat results seen in other countries.
What do academics, theorists and tech professionals believe are the worst-case scenarios and biggest threats to the web in the next 20 years?