IIA gets behind iiNet in legal battle

Australia’s peak internet industry group which represents Telstra and Optus has thrown its weight behind iiNet’s Federal Court bid to fend off a major copyright lawsuit.The Internet Industry Association (IIA) wrote to all parties involved in the case last week informing them of its intention to lodge an application to be heard by the court under its amicus curiae (friend of the court) provisions.
http://www.australianit.news.com.au/story/0,24897,26043672-15306,00.htmlAlso see:IIA wants in on iiNet piracy case
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) has confirmed that it will seek to intervene as an impartial friend of the court in the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) lawsuit against internet service provider iiNet.
http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/communications/soa/IIA-wants-in-on-iiNet-piracy-case/0,130061791,339298374,00.htmIndustry backs iiNet in copyright case [sub req’d]
The Australian internet industry will try to throw its weight behind internet service provider iiNet in its landmark legal battle over copyright infringement with some of the world’s largest movie studios.
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