iiNet stands firm on Australian Telecommunications Act defence

iiNet did not comply with requests to cancel the accounts of alleged copyright infringers, but it did not need to, iiNet’s legal counsel argued today as the ISP started to close off its legal battle in the Federal Court.iiNet legal counsel Richard Cobden kicked off his closing submission to Justice Cowdroy by stating that iiNet sat squarely within the same law that prevented the likes of Telstra and Optus from complying with the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft’s (AFACT) request to forward its notifications to alleged repeat copyright infringers.To read this ZDNet report in full, see:,130061791,339299524,00.htm

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