Monthly Archives: February 2011

The decision handed down today by the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in the “iiNet Appeal” ( Roadshow Films Pty Limited v iiNet Limited [2011] FCAFC 23 (24 February 2011) – online here) is very important in … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) today urged skepticism about claims that piracy is costing thousands of jobs in Australia. The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) yesterday released a study,"Economic consequences of movie piracy", purporting to show that movie downloading is … Continue reading

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The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) yesterday released a report entitled "Economic consequences of movie piracy", which purports to show that illegal downloading is costing the Australian economy $1.37 billion every year. That is an alarming sum - or … Continue reading

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In January last year, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a landmark speech entitled "Remarks on Internet Freedom". The speech was noteworthy for its clear and unambiguous rejection of all forms of censorship and network control. Coming on the … Continue reading

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The internet freedom business is doing a roaring trade these days. Things started picking up early last year with Hillary Clinton's landmark speech, "Remarks on internet Freedom," which equated an open internet with human rights and condemned state-sponsored censorship of … Continue reading

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