Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Much has been written over the last week about Telstra’s network outage for about three hours on Tuesday, which caused great consternation amongst its customer base. Some even took the opportunity to lambast the network, which has been for so long branded as Australia’s best and most reliable mobile network, especially in light of previous […]

The Australian Government has today released its Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper (the Paper) as a first step in developing a new framework to help protect Australia’s copyright industries, which according to the Paper, employs 900,000 people and generates more than $90 billion for the economy, including $7 billion in exports. The Paper, released by Senator George Brandis QC (Attorney-General […]

The time has come for action against digital pirates and it now seems that the Australian Government is willing to listen and more importantly help. A report in the Australian newspaper on Wednesday confirmed that the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department has arranged a high level meeting next month with industry stakeholders to discuss potential new copyright laws in order […]

  In 2010, the movie ‘AVATAR’ was reportedly downloaded illegally some 16.58 million times. The proliferation of online copyright infringement has resulted in substantial losses for the movie industry. The large numbers of online copyright infringement needs to be stopped or at the very least reduced, because the movie and other content industries cannot sustain […]

The digital content distribution market in Australia is hopefully about to become a lot more interesting. According to a report by Asher Moses in Fairfax Newspapers, the US online catch-up TV service Hulu is preparing to launch in Australia with or without the support of Seven, Nine and Ten. This is good news for content owners […]