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ISPs: Be careful what you say to media about copyright case

Online tech magazine IT News could have inadvertently lured ISPs into legal disaster with a recent article on copyright issues.  By publishing broadband provider comments about legal advice they may have obtained, the mag could have led them to waive the … Continue reading

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iiNet and AFACT both claim ‘win’ in preliminary discovery issues

We previously reported iiNet’s request for AFACT to give it access to various documents relating to the film studios’ potential actions against other ISPs in Australia and overseas. Yesterday, the Federal Court largely rejected iiNet’s request, limiting the scope of the documents to … Continue reading

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iiNet copyright trial booked in for October. ‘Can we talk about it ?’ asks iiNet.

In the Federal Court in Sydney this morning, Justice Cowdroy booked at least 14 court hearing days starting on 6 October 2009 for the full trial of the iiNet copyright case. View today’s court orders. Trial dates can be moved for … Continue reading

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AFACT v iiNet court documents online

Debate about the landmark copyright litigation rages on, and it seems thousands have opinions – many of them grounded in rather offbeat idea of the facts. As a service to the debate, CSP Central has launched a ‘just facts’ page.  … Continue reading

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iiNet case: Court document reveals investigator sting

A private investigator who spent 15 months as an iiNet customer provides key evidence for last week’s copyright infringement action against the Perth-based ISP. Some are calling it ‘entrapment’ but the tactic of gathering evidence by signing up as a … Continue reading

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Lawyers release copyright Safe Harbour kit

News of legal action against ISP iiNet for alleged copyright breach has provoked every reaction from ‘What nonsense!’ to ‘The sky is falling!’ Of course, everyone is entitled to their own opinion – including the army of ‘bush lawyers’ on … Continue reading

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iiNet case: The three legal questions that matter

The internet is awash with comment on the copyright infringement action by Village Roadshow and others against iiNet. When all is said and done, the court has to decide three legal questions. In this article, CSP Central helps you to … Continue reading

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Film heavyweights sue iiNet for copyright infringement

Breaking News: A host of major film studios and Channel 7 have today launched legal proceedings in the Federal Court against iiNet alleging copyright infringement. The studios are claiming that iiNet infringed copyright by not stopping iiNet customers from using … Continue reading

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iiNet gets its CSG waiver wrong

Even though a customer has pointed out a clear defect in iiNet’s form of CSG waiver, the company hasn’t realised its waiver is probably invalid.

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