Australia’s Media Union Called for Online FilteringAdded: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Australia’s media and arts union has recently endorsed a web-filtering proposal which would force ISPs to block websites making pirated materials available. The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) proposed to allow entities to seek injunctions directly against ISPs to block infringing websites.
In addition, the union called for penalizing ISPs for failure to take “reasonable steps” to delete information after being notified of copyright violation. According to the submission, “reasonable steps” involve slowing down a user’s access to the Internet (though not termination of the latter). The MEAA also suggested to challenge such infringement notices if broadband providers choose to take action.
The proposal also addresses the impact of a landmark 2012 court decision between iiNet and a movie studio, which found the ISP hadn’t authorized the infringement of copyrighted content downloaded by its subscribers via BitTorrent.
The MEAA said that it rejected the idea of the piracy being a “David and Goliath battle” between ordinary citizens and multinational corporations, and this characterization ignored the fact that a lot of creative professionals’ livelihoods were at stake.
The union claimed that piracy, according to the government paper, is growing at a commercial scale via predominantly overseas-based websites. In other words, foreign pirate websites and the ISPs (albeit passively) are stealing from Australia’s creative workers.
The union has previously resisted changes to copyright that they believe could harm the content industry. The MEAA made an earlier submission this past February, arguing against the recommendation to introduce a “fair use” exception to copyright bill just like the United States did.
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Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
|posted by (2014-09-09 07:44:39)|
|Take a look at this one as well. Optus Telstra and iinet are all pulling adds funding from pirate sites..... bwahahahah... what jokers...|
|What a load of crap.Stealing from Australia’s creative workers.Just what are they stealing Xfactor marster cheff the date thingy theres not one ozzy show that I watch.I think they want do do this so where forced to watch that crap Creative what a joke Hahahahahaha|
|posted by (2014-09-09 15:14:01)|
|The haves pay ... the have nots don't ... simple really.|
|Things are not looking good here in Oz.|
Does this slow down come in the form of a error 105,
connection reset by pier?
This only happens after utorrent starts running.
(Even while paused)
Well it's a mute question anyway as they have found a
simpler way to sink my ship!
Ive been priced out!
My provider has just killed my
pre-paid unlimited mobile modem plan.
I had a reasonable deal $3Aus for 24hrs.
I could move 20GB a day.
They have changed this to $30 per 3GB!
Well they did say "Sorry".
Does this work out to be a 6666% price hike?
I would have to pay $90 just to DL a 9GB Steam Game I own!
The only unlimited data plans are now land lines.
Which means the can have an address to send a fine to.
Well they can when the new Meta data collection laws are rammed through.
I liked pre paid. No contract or ongoing bill.
This also means I cant share the seed's I have with all of you.
Uploading data without fear of data limits or cost,
made me feel part of a community at least.
I guess its back to Free-to-air TV repeats, adds and propaganda spin!
Its all part of Team Australia's new
"Your too poor to deserve that!"policy.
Well over 3 years I did get 4TB of data from you all.
So thank-you all for your memories... literally.
BACK UP NOW MATES!
THE DAY OF DELETE IS COMING!
|what about encrypted PSP file sharing?|
|posted by (2014-09-09 21:24:07)|
|@Tjunkie969 Mate you need to investigate VPN's then you can go hell for leather again.|
|Ok now investigated a little, i can see how to hide with say TOR,|
but how do i get around providers data costs?
Simple fact is im out of my depth on this one.
I am well open to positive suggestions and guidance.
Yelling at my monitor is just not working!
That said will investigate further.
|@7 easy cancel your subscription. And shop around.|
|""...I thought what I'd do was,|
I'd pretend I was one of those deaf mutes."(G.I.T.S + C.I.T.R)"
That's the start of a gripe 2000+ characters long mad rant I thought to post.
The climax being
"so I think I might go with training pigeon's
to carry USB thumb drives."
But best to ask you all first if you want to hear it.
Or just be good & stay mute.
Not go Hell for leather.
I do have but a few hours of internet left.
Up to you.
Thank-you ET, Oziman & Juggs etc for the affordable culture.
Time to jump the chute & unplug my dongle for land fill.
Stand Alone Matrix retreat!
THX Internet. d;(
Full autistic mode engaged.
Network decoupling activated.
TJunkIe969 Absent From Internet in
|posted by (2014-09-18 02:54:52)|
|Bobthedog your correct there is not one show I watch on tv, Aussie shows are too boring, I haven't watched them for years, who the hell wants neighbours and all the crappy dramas they produce, no wonder we are desperate for good shows and download what we can from the net, I still believe we have the right.|
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