I'm very disappointed in this law, and ashamed to be kiwi. The three main things I'm against is: a) The law goes against a basic principle of our justice system which is "innocent until proven guilty" b) It was pushed through parliament by a process which circumvents most of our democratic protections c) It still doesn't deal with the fact that account holder != computer != person I was involved in the consultation for the first version of this law, and the process for the notices is a horrible convoluted pass-the-buck around ISPs due to the issues surrounding IP ownership vs the end relationship with the customer, which is further complicated due to our privacy laws. I've always said that the law was akin to charging the owner of a car with a hit-and-run when they weren't the driver. Shame on you NZ Parliament!
Individual songs are so cheap on iTunes I never pirate music and I'm extremely happy to pay. If I could get e-book rentals for two weeks, movie rentals a week, and episodes at the same time as they air in the USA for $1 I've give them even more of my money! Buying movies in iTunes for $5, and being able to buy them at the same time as they come out in the cinema for around $10 would be great too.
I'm just going to put your experience down to horde boys being more immature
For the Alliance!
You actually get that? I'm female and play WoW, and those episodes have been so few and far between it wasn't worth worrying. Although my guild leader did want nekkid pics.
I know what to say. As a New Zealander I am ashamed of this law. We used to be one of the most democratic and least corrupt countries in the world. Every day, we move a little further away........