Australia to Launch New Anti-Piracy CampaignAdded: Monday, March 14th, 2016
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The country’s IP Awareness Foundation was transformed into Creative Content Australia. According to the new policy, hardcore pirates won't be targeted. The anti-piracy group can boast some serious backing, including the Motion Picture Association, which counts all of the major Hollywood studios as members. The group has released some reports in recent years, with the latest one concluding that piracy was actually decreasing in the country.
Now the group is planning the next stages of its campaign, which has started with rebranding and the placement of new management figures: the group has made 3 new appointments, each being heavyweights in a certain field.
Rebranding into the name with the word “creative” reflects similar initiatives in the US and UK, where aggressive targeting the users is being replaced by emphasis on supporting content creators. The Creative Content Australia believes that changing the way the industry offers content will help to develop this process. However, the group might find it difficult to completely abandon its previously aggressive stance, as it still believes that illegal file-sharers need to be held accountable and that pirating users are responsible for fueling crime. The only change in their opinion is that education rather than punishment might be the best way to solve the problem.
So, the group’s campaign to educate the masses could start this summer. The most interesting fact is that (like in the US and UK) hardcore pirates won’t be given much attention, because “only punishment or the threat of it will rein them in.” As for the industry watchers, they suggest to first wait and see how the campaign will shape up before making any predictions.
Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.
Monday, March 14th, 2016
|posted by (2016-03-15 05:16:28)|
|Blah blah blah, threat, blah blah blah, threat. Does anyone even take any notice of these w$nkers anymore?|
|Actually no, that is the whole point of the article. No threats, just education.|
|Nah Kunty is correct, blah blah blah...|
|Im all for supporting the artists and the actual creators of content.|
Its the corporate machine I find issue with. I share music almost exclusively and I have and will always urge those I share with to activly support the artist. Go to the shows and buy the merch. Buy Cd - DVD from the artist website. Not walmart...and that is my position on this.
PS: Kunty is correct
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