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  • AFACT v iiNet: Case moves to High Court

    The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) will lodge an appeal with the High Court as part of its ongoing allegation that Perth-based internet service provider iiNet had allowed its users to infringe on the copyright of the film studios the body represents.

  • IIA to develop industry code on copyright

    The IIA will draw up an industry code detailing ISPs' and content companies' rights and obligations to act on copyright violation, in response to the ongoing iiNet trial
    IIA to develop industry code on copyright

  • AFACT v iiNet: Government called to action

    Service providers, rights holders and internet users are anxiously awaiting news of whether the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) will further appeal the decision against it today by the Federal Court, but both the industry body and defendant iiNet are clear on a single message: The Federal Government must step in.

  • iiNet v AFACT roundup

    Following the Federal Court's dismissal of the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft's appeal against internet service provider iiNet today, <i>Computerworld Australia</i> has collated news on the AFACT v iiNet case featured on this site.

  • EFA sceptical of AFACT’s movie piracy statistics

    Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has questioned the findings of a report released this week by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT), which said illegal downloading costs the local economy $1.37 billion a year.

Features about Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT)
  • Top posts on iiNet vs AFACT case: Part II

    Controversy over the ongoing iiNet vs AFACT case has once again sparked an influx of comments on online articles and forums. As the second week of the case draws to a close, we take a look at the top posts, many from people brave enough to predict a winner.