After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.
The new approach would target people illegally downloading copyrighted content by displaying a message with links to buy or rent the item legally, says Variety.
The Center for Copyright Information -- a venture between ISPs, music labels, and film studios to crackdown on illegal downloads -- says Hurricane Sandy delayed this month's kick off.
According to alleged documents, offending copyright infringers can expect that their access to certain Web sites will be blocked.
Jill Lesser, an executive with experience with copyright, Internet and consumer issues, takes over an effort aimed at getting Internet providers to police copyright.
The last appeal by broadband providers against the Digital Economy Act has been thrown out today.
The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Ditching the anti-piracy stance, the Industry Trust for Intellectual Property Awareness' friendly new cinema ads thank you for paying for movies, instead of stealing them. How sweet
Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."
The Federal Court of Australia has handed down its judgement in a landmark piracy case between the makers of Oscar-winning film "Dallas Buyers Club" and one of Australia's largest service providers, iiNet.