Judgement restricts film makers from accessing personal details of people believed to have pirated
Consumers to face unlimited fines, legal action and excessive fees under copyright “education” scheme
CHOICE concerned over access to customer details by copyright holders
Meanwhile one year on and the ‘Australia tax’ is alive and well
Trans-Pacific Partnership could force the entire ISP industry to become copyright police
Trans Pacific Partnership draft includes provisions for criminalisation of consumer piracy
CHOICE survey shows one-in-seven Aussies are breaking copyright laws
CHOICE says politicians must now act to terminate the ‘Australia tax’
Frederic Filloux gets frustrated at content companies' strategies.
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Consumers International is calling on copyright holders and intellectual property legislators to work with consumers, not against them, to avoid future mass protests over the right to access the internet without interference.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is a controversial, secretly negotiated, trade agreement designed to provide for stronger enforcement of intellectual property rights. But there has been no independent analysis of the impact of the treaty in Australia upon economics, human rights or health care.