ISP forced to hand over details of online pirates

In a first for Australia, a copyright owner has been successful in forcing an internet service provider (ISP) to hand over the contact details of internet account holders of about 4,700 IP addresses that have been identified as having been used to download pirate versions of the movie Dallas Buyers Club.   In Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317,

Eminem has not sued the New Zealand Government for copyright infringement

Unfortunately, the facts sometimes get in the way of a good story. Despite headlines such as “Eminem sues the New Zealand Government” going viral over the past few days, we regret to advise that the reality is not quite so tasty. Neither Eminem, nor as we understand things, his current representatives, have initiated any such