New Zealand takes anti-piracy efforts to new lows

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New Zealand takes anti-piracy efforts to new lows.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/11/X2y3f0.png[/newsimage]New Zealand currently has a three strikes policy that bans repeat peer-to-peer file sharers, but the country has now taken its anti-piracy efforts another step forward.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/new-zealand-takes-anti-piracy-efforts-to-new-lows-36193/](http://www.myce.com/news/new-zealand-takes-anti-piracy-efforts-to-new-lows-36193/)


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What a truckload of BS !

Operation Payback: Ready, aim, FIRE !!


#3

New Zealand…

“ain’t no country I’ve ever heard of”

How about America was banned for exporting their crap to the rest of the world to start with.


#4

And the pirates are cying…boohooo…I can’t get my files… yeah right…


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The new law indicates any subscriber that receives a copyright notice is “considered conclusive proof that infringement has occurred.”
That’s pretty scary. Thank god i can use my 80-year-old neigbours’ unprotected WiFi router for the internet…


#6

This law was ammended…not quite as “bad” as suggested:

• You download material that breaches copyright. Copyright holders inform ISPs, who issue you with a detection notice, which expires in nine months.

• You keep downloading material. You get issued with a warning notice, which expires in nine months.

• If you keep downloading and receive an enforcement notice, you will go before the Copyright Tribunal, which can order a fine of up to $15,000.

• If the tribunal is thought to be inadequate, the copyright owner can apply to a district court to suspend the internet account for six months, but only after the Commerce Minister approves by order-in-council. The court can still decline on the grounds it would be manifestly unjust.