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iiNet has spent less than a month under new owners TPG, but there are signs of change beyond the nixing of Fetch TV. As high profile execs depart, TPG says call centre staff will stay but other roles are under review.
iiNet is getting its house into order under new owners TPG, quietly pulling hardware and content service Fetch TV from its website.
TPG has won the support of iiNet shareholders in its bid to buy the company, meaning the service provider just has to clear regulatory approval before becoming Australia's second-largest ISP.
While Dallas Buyers Club says its case against iiNet sets a precedent, it could be small potatoes compared to future legal action as the rights holders look to nab 'substantially' more internet users infringing their copyright.
After fighting Dallas Buyers Club in court over the alleged piracy of its customers, iiNet says it will offer free legal services to those individually targeted through legal action.
TPG has upped the ante in its bid to acquire iiNet, outdoing rival ISP M2 Group and securing iiNet's support for an August takeover -- but iiNet says it will still be "business as usual".
M2 Group, the parent company of Dodo and iPrimus, has made a multi-billion dollar offer to acquire iiNet just one month after TPG announced its intentions to buy out the ISP.
As iiNet's customers race to take advantage of unmetered Netflix, the ISP says the streaming service now accounts for a quarter of all traffic. But the company has questioned what lies ahead for video on demand in Australia.
iiNet has welcomed safeguards coming out of its court battle with Dallas Buyers Club LLC, but with punitive damages on the table, consumer groups warn of "copyright cowboys" chasing pirates in court.