AFACT ‘courts’ Australian ISPs

The copyright advocate behind a landmark bid to hold ISPs responsible for online piracy has launched a last ditch effort to avoid a copyright showdown in the High Court.The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has launched a fresh campaign to convince internet providers to re-enter negotiations for protocols and procedures for dealing with consumers that breach copyright laws.To read this report in The Australian in full, see: see:Act or be acted against, AFACT warns ISPs
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has written to local internet service providers (ISPs), inviting them to work together on a solution to piracy — if they don’t want it to take action using precedents set in its lawsuit against iiNet.AFACT has been engaged in a long-running battle with ISPs in an effort to get them to address piracy through their networks, with the most high-profile skirmish being its lawsuit against iiNet, which is believed to be headed for the High Court.

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