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Australia's 'internet filter': Government passes site-blocking laws

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."

By June 22, 2015

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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

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.

By February 19, 2015

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'Dallas Buyers Club' wins access to pirates' information in iiNet case

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.

By April 6, 2015

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Australian attorney-general won't confirm copyright meetings with ISPs

The Australian government's Attorney-General's Department will not confirm whether it is discussing new policies against online copyright infringement with ISPs.

By October 29, 2013

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After Ballmer, Microsoft can at last reboot

analysis Apple gadgets and Google online services have run rings around Redmond, but bringing in a new leader will make it easier for the bold changes Microsoft needs.

By August 23, 2013

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French three-strikes law no longer suspends Net access

Dropping a punishment that could cut off Internet access for those who shared music or video illegally, a French ministry vows instead to target those who profit commercially from piracy.

By July 10, 2013

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New Zealand fines its first illegal file sharer

New Zealand's Copyright Tribunal has slapped down its first "three-strikes" penalty — the guilty party must pay a NZ$616 fine for sharing a Rihanna song.

By January 30, 2013

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Intel factories signal Windows 8, PC doldrums

Low utilization rates at Intel factories are a sign of bad times for the PC industry.

By April 12, 2013

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Indie film legend accuses Apple, Google of Web piracy

Harvey Weinstein, the man who helped produce "Pulp Fiction" and "Shakespeare in Love," says authorities should shut down sites that "steal content." Weinstein, however, sounds out of touch about who is to blame.

By October 12, 2012