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The Australian Screen Association, formerly known as the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft, has been sued by its former managing director Mark Day.

Published in Entertainment

In April 2012, the High Court of Australia dismissed an appeal made by 34 Australian and United States film studios and other owners or licensees of copyright in commercially released films and television programmes.  The judgment handed down by the Court sent a shockwave through the Australian telecommunications industry with one message: that internet service providers could not be held liable for copyright infringement carried out by their users.

Published in Technology Regulation
AFACT has called for legislative change after the High Court unanimously dismissed its appeal against the NSW Federal Court ruling that iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement when its Internet customers downloaded pirated movies.
Published in Technology Regulation



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