Most aussies pirate comment because of:
- Lack of enforcement.
And generally in that order.
Physical mÃ©dia is upto 6 months behind the Usa, and online offerings are SD, aussie isps have unmetering agreements only with a single online video service, and pricing is high due to the mystical â€œAustralia Taxâ€œ and lack of competition.
The cinemas in oz cost $17 per person, add $5 fÃ³r 3D. The average occer can’t afford it, letalone takÃ© the entire family! And that’s smuggling in your own snacks & drinks.
I can buy dvds/blurays from the uk, and have them arrive 5 days later, often fÃ³r 1/3-1/2 the cost of buying local.
The companies here are operating with monopolistic practices, and consumers are revolting.
The standard corporate response is being applied … The princes are playing up, but don’t punish the princes, flog the peasants harder.