Apple has quietly snapped up a UK company that goes beyond the charts to measure the latest pop sensations.
New piracy laws get mooted by Turnbull, Netflix talks a little more about its Aussie offering while Presto expands to include TV shows and Tesla motors take to the road.
As content distributors and ISPs tentatively welcome proposed anti-piracy regulations, consumer groups and IP experts have slammed the changes as a form of "internet filter"
Rights holders will now be able to request the blocking of websites under new anti-piracy legislation, as the Government issues an ultimatum for industry leaders to develop a code for tackling copyright infringement.
In this week's Girt by CNET, we cover Telstra's real-time data alerts, iiNet's ongoing legal battle with Dallas Buyers Club, just how much Aussies are willing to pay for legal downloads and NBN Co's new position on Fibre to the Home.
The rights holders behind "Dallas Buyers Club" are pursuing a number of ISPs, including iiNet, to reveal the names of customers alleged to have downloaded the Oscar-winning film.
After duking it out in the media for months, ISPs, rights holders, and lobby groups have met face-to-face to solve Australia's piracy problem. But what are the real-world stats behind the arguments and just how big is the problem?
As the who's-who of the content industry gathered to launch a new guide to digital content, the head of ARIA says piracy doesn't just affect the big fish.
The two politicians behind Australia's latest piracy discussion paper have contradicted each other on who should foot the bill for reform.
Choice and iiNet say the paper won't address the problem, Foxtel calls it a "positive step" -- the Government's anti-piracy discussion paper has already divided the industry.