Posted: February 15th, 2014 | Author: Judith Sternbach | Filed under: News, Technoid Computer News | Tags: Australian Copyright Act, Australian Copyright Law, Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft, Australian Screen Association, BitTorrent, iiNet, Internet Piracy, ISP Graduated Response, Law, Malcolm Turnbull, Technoid Computer News | Comments Off on Australia Considering Heavy Handed Copyright Enforcement
Australia’s Attorney General, Senator George Brandis has foreshadowed serious changes to the nations copyright laws.
Senator Brandis says one move he’s considering is asking internet service providers – ISPs – to issue warnings to customers.
Australians are among the worst offenders when it comes to illegal downloads, Senator Brandis is also apparently considering asking ISPs to block sites where content can be illegally downloaded.
Copyright holders like film and television and music studios have long argued that it is ISPs role to prevent internet users from illegally downloading their content.
The glitch in the plan might be a landmark High Court ruling in 2012, where the court found service provider iiNet wasn’t responsible for its customers’ illegal activities :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: March 14th, 2013 | Author: Judith Sternbach | Filed under: CRIME!, News | Tags: Cannibal Cop, Crime, Crime News, Gilberto Valle, Sergay Merenkov | Comments Off on NYC Cop Found Guilty of Cannibalism
A New York City cop has been convicted of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women. Gilberto Valle, dubbed the “cannibal cop” by the US media, faces life in prison when he is sentenced on June 19.
The 28-year-old was also found guilty on a lesser charge of improperly accessing a law enforcement database to gather personal information about potential targets, including his now-estranged wife :: Read the full article »»»»