AFACT v iiNet copyright infringement suit

Not really pirates. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is one of Disney's films at the centre of the law suit. Image © Disney. As you may have heard, the movie industry has sued iiNet for copyright infringement. iiNet have responded that they will 'vigourously defend' the case. EFA released a press release here.[…]

IIA Australian ISPs will not forward copyright enforcement letters

copyright, privacy, isp, secondary liability, safe harbours, authorisation, afact, iia There is always a danger when intermediaries are pressured to act in the interests of copyright owners. There is little oversight, large risks to privacy, and little incentive to refuse in the interests of subscribers. Pressure on intermediaries really alters the copyright balance, making it[…]