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Submission + - Hollywood studios lose Australia download case (abc.net.au)

GumphMaster writes: A case that has been around a few years is reaching the end of the line in the Australian High Court (highest court in the land). The ABC is reporting, "The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) was appealing against a Federal Court ruling in February last year that internet service provider iiNet was not liable for users' copyright infringements."

AFACT is a Australian front for most of the large multinational movie industry players. Earlier court rulings confirmed the ISP position that they are not responsible for alleged copyright infringement by their customers as AFACT was claiming.

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