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Submission + - AFACT loses piracy case against iiNet

afaik_ianal writes: In a ruling that will have profound implications for internet users and ISPs in Australia, the Federal Court ruled in favour if iiNet. The summary of the decision states that despite iiNet being aware of infringements and not acting to stop them, their actions did not qualify as "authorisation". This ruling effectively prevents AFACT from forcing ISPs to be their personal police force.

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