Winter is coming, but probably not for online pirates

The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, introduced into parliament by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull in March 2015 to curb online piracy of film and TV shows, passed with the Coalition and Labor’s support 37-13. The law amends the Copyright Act and allows content owners to apply to the Federal Court for an injunction blocking an “online location outside Australia” which

MegaUpload – four NZ residents arrested in US copyright infringement case

Late last week four people were arrested in Auckland for extradition to the United States as part of international copyright infringement proceedings brought by the United States Government in what they describe as “among the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the Unites States”. The case according to the US Justice Department “directly targets