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Submission + - Australian government moving forward with website blocks to fight piracy (computerworld.com.au)

angry tapir writes: Australia is moving closer to a regime under which ISPs will be forced to block access to websites whose "dominant purpose" is to facilitate copyright violations. A secret government discussion paper (PDF) has been leaked and proposes a system of website blocking and expanded liability for ISPs when it comes to "reasonable steps that can be taken ... to discourage or reduce online copyright infringement".
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Australian government moving forward with website blocks to fight piracy

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