Friday, February 25, 2011

iiNet copyright case - Full Federal Court Appeal Decision

iiNet succeeded in its appeal, but on narrower grounds. The case concerns whether an ISP is liable for copyright infringement of its users.
See case, and SMH article, and ZDnet

1 comment:

Navaneetha said...

I was looking into the discussion regarding what is considered to be "reasonable steps" - clearly the all three judges accept that sending warnings to users ought to be considered a reasonable step.

But I dont think the it was clear as to wheather the judges were willing to accept that people, when notified of copyright infringement, would do anything about it.

In my opinion, I think people would simply ignore the notice and think that their activities would not be serious or detactable.

Navaneetha Jayachandra