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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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ISP copyright infringement – victory in NZ? … maybe not

With copyright infringement and ISPs a hot issue at the moment, we were interested to hear some news from New Zealand on the topic. Online civil liberty group, Electronic Frontiers Australia, reports on a ‘remarkable victory’ by ISPs in New … Continue reading

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CSP Central survey: Most copyright infringement notices are invalid

Australian ISPs receive vast numbers of copyright infringement notices headed ‘Commonwealth of Australia’.  That is the official heading of the notices contained in Australia’s Copyright Regulations as part of the ‘safe harbour’ rules.  A document with that heading is clearly intended to … 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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