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  • Entertainment companies seek to block subtitle download sites

    A coalition of entertainment companies is seeking to have Australian telcos block their customers from accessing a number of sites that offer downloads of subtitles that can be used in conjunction with illicitly streamed or downloaded movies and TV shows.

  • Entertainment companies join forces in major push to block pirate sites

    Village Roadshow Films and a group of film studios have been joined by Hong Kong company Television Broadcasts Limited (and subsidiary TVBO Production Limited) as well as Australian entertainment distributor Madman Entertainment Pty Limited in a push to significantly expand the range of piracy-linked sites blocked by major Australian ISPs.

  • Australia’s safe harbour regime expands

    Legislation expanding Australia’s copyright safe harbour system has been passed by parliament, affording additional protection from copyright infringement lawsuits to a range of organisations in the educational, disability and cultural sectors.

  • Foxtel seeks to slam door on prison drama pirates

    Foxtel has returned to Federal Court for its third application for an injunction to stop Australians accessing a range of sites it says facilitate infringement of its copyright, including by providing unauthorised access to its prison drama Wentworth.