As predicted by most observers, censorship creep is now gripping Australia as the copyright industry continues to expand on which site to hit next.
Opposition towards Australia’s Internet censorship plans is growing. Google has said they are opposed to the ramping up of censorship.
Major foreign movie studios are pushing Japan to implement Internet censorship. They are using every talking point in the book to make it happen.
Another critical aspect of the recent court ruling is that ISPs can demand compensation for handling notices of infringement.
The government of Australia has released its latest survey about Internet censorship. They found that consumers are not exactly buying as much now.
It’s no secret that various corporate rights holders have been filing lawsuits in Canada. Now, the movie industry is denying that they’ve done so.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is calling for further censorship powers through the copyright reform debate.
Just as things didn’t seem to be any worse for the lobbying efforts behind Internet censorship, Fairplay Canada is now in the midst of political controversy.
The Fairplay Canada tactics are once again in question after documents reveal the pressure tactics being used to garner support for Internet censorship.
With the Special 301 report’s credibility in doubt for years, it seems that there is a double down on wild accusations.