"But many of us seem to think that on the Internet the usual rules don't apply and stuff you would normally pay for in the analogue world, you can swipe for nothing online without feeling bad about it."
The government released a discussion paper (PDF) on copyright issues last week.
The paper proposed major changes to copyright law, including a process whereby rights holders can apply for court orders that would force ISPs to block access to websites.
While rights holders and copyright organisations supported the paper's proposals, ISPs and consumer advocates raised red flags because it explicitly seeks to undo the victory of iiNet in a case brought against the ISP by movie studios.
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