Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Disney, Viacom Lose Bid to Hold Internet Provider Liable For Users' Piracy

Feb 25, 2011, 11:03 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Schneider)

"Walt Disney Co. and Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures are among Hollywood's biggest movie studios that lost a piracy lawsuit in Australia as an appeals court upheld a ruling that a local internet provider wasn't responsible for customers illegally downloading films.

"The Federal Court of Australia Full Court, in a two-one decision, today upheld Judge Dennis Cowdroy's Feb. 4, 2010, verdict that vindicated iiNet Ltd. The studios can appeal the ruling to the country's High Court and a notice must be filed within 28 days, unless an extension is sought."

Complete Story

Related Stories: