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Film companies test ISP liability in Australia

Peter Ollier, Hong Kong

A coalition of Australian film makers has launched a case against internet service provider iiNet that will test the liability for online copyright infringement in Australia

The November 20 legal action "is about testing the ISP's ability to hide behind the safe harbour provisions in our copyright act for liability for infringing material," according to Peter Banki, a partner of Banki Haddock Fiora in Sydney.


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