Tuesday, August 16, 2011

iiNet goes to the High Court

News recently that the High Court in Australia has given leave to appeal the iiNet case. This case concerns the liability of ISPs in this country for copyright infringement. The case turns on whether the ISPs authorised the illegal file sharing by failing to disconnect users that engaged in such activity.

Further Information
Australian Copyright Council, High Court to hear appeal in iiNet case (12 August 2011) < http://www.copyright.org.au/news-and-policy/details/id/1992 > at 16 August 2011

AFACT, IINET CASE: FILM STUDIOS SEEK LEAVE TO APPEAL TO THE HIGH COURT (24 March 2011) < http://afact.org.au/pressreleases/2011/24-3-2011.html > at 16 August 2011

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