Main Event streaming may see encore in courts

Pay TV operator Foxtel has vowed to take legal action against customers who streamed its pay-per-view content on Facebook without its permission. Foxtel has alleged that two of its customers posted live streams of the pay TV operator’s 3 February broadcast of the Danny Green and Anthony Mundine boxing match through Facebook accounts.  Viewers could […]

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Productivity Commission report seeks to progress Intellectual Property reforms

A new report could see sweeping reforms to Australia’s intellectual property system. The Federal Government’s Productivity Commission released its inquiry report into Australia’s intellectual property (IP) system on 20 December 2016. The report, which has been released for public consultation until 14 February 2017, foreshadows a number of suggested reforms, including reviewing the duration of […]

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Court orders ISPs to block access to online pirate’s websites

A Federal Court decision may provide a breakthrough in the push to curb online copyright infringement in Australia through overseas websites. In recent years, Australia has the earned an unenviable reputation as having one of the highest incidences of online copyright infringement in the world, by accessing pirate sites and the creation of Virtual Private […]

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