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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 11:48

iiNet not enforcing own user agreement: AFACT

The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has accused iiNet of not abiding by its own contractual agreements with users by failing to disconnect accused copyright infringers who allegedly violate the terms and conditions of their contracts.

Published in Home Tech
Australia's third largest ISP iiNet has been accused of inviting illegal downloads through its marketing messages by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) in the Federal Court today. As iiNet CEO Michael Malone took the stand for the third successive day in the dispute, AFACT alleged that iiNet has encouraged copyright infringement through its marketing strategy and unwillingness to act on copyright infringement notices.

Published in Home Tech
iiNet CEO Michael Malone has disagreed with the copyright infringement policies of multiple Australian ISPs, including iPrimus and People Telecom, which do what Malone has alleged is out of iiNet's legal capacity to do.

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