As predicted by most observers, censorship creep is now gripping Australia as the copyright industry continues to expand on which site to hit next.
A court in Australia has ordered the blocking of multiple fan sub websites. The ruling represents a major win for corporate copyright holders.
Free speech took a hit in Australia. Despite the opposition, the government passed the increasing of Internet censorship.
Australian lawmakers have moved the expansion on Internet censorship forward. This in spite of a lack of evidence that such an expansion is even needed.
Opposition towards Australia’s Internet censorship plans is growing. Google has said they are opposed to the ramping up of censorship.
The government of Australia has released its latest survey about Internet censorship. They found that consumers are not exactly buying as much now.
Major American movie studios are in Australian courts seeking an injunction against several fan sub websites.
A recent court ruling in Quebec says that government mandated ISP level site blocking is unconstitutional.
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.