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daria42 writes: "In the wake of its victory over a number of film and TV studios in a BitTorrent piracy case in Australia's Federal Court, broadband provider iiNet has proposed the creation of an independent body to administer allegations of copyright infringement by internet users, including the power to issue fines and demerits to those who had purloined television shows, films and music online. Sounds a bit like getting a speeding ticket — and definitely less painful than having your Internet permanently disconnected."
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Aussie ISP proposes piracy authority

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