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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Website Copyright Infringement (Australia)

Legislation Blocking Overseas Copyright Infringement Websites Passes

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick | June 24, 2015

On 22 June 2015 the Parliament passed the Government’s website blocking legislation – the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015.  The Act will come into effect when it receives Royal Assent, which usually occurs two to four weeks after the passing of legislation.
The Act enables the Federal Court to order an internet service provider (ISP) to block access to an overseas website if...

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