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The Australian Federal Court ruled last week that TPG, Optus, Telstra and other internet service providers (ISPs) must take “reasonable steps” to stop customers accessing file-sharing websites The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt, TorrentHound and Torrentz. In total, Australian ISPs must block access … Continue reading

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We've completed our submission to the public consultation being conducted by the Attorney-General's Department about online copyright infringement. Our primary points are: there has been no convincing, independent evidence presented that demonstrates that online copyright infringement is any more prevalent … Continue reading

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Copyright has been firmly back on the agenda in recent months. We’ve seen the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) release its report on copyright which recommended that Australia adopt a “fair use” exception to copyright infringement. Yet we’ve also seen … Continue reading

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20 years ago, iiNet was still a very new small ISP in a suburban garage, and iiNet co-founder Michael Malone was one of those who recognised the need for an organisation to protect the online civil rights of Australians, similar … Continue reading

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EFA congratulates iiNet Limited on its historic victory in the High Court in the long-running Roadshow v iiNet case. The High Court has unanimously dismissed claims made by rights owners that an ISP should act to stop copyright infringements by … Continue reading

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