Copyright Amendment Act an epic fail

By Peter Griffin In Technology

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13th August, 2011
So is it really the last hurrah for free music and movie downloads? All across New Zealand, people are no doubt maxing out their broadband caps as they snatch those last few classic albums, stock up on movies and ensure they’ve downloaded enough US network TV shows to see them through the coming months. That’s because from September 1 we all become subject to the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Act 2011, which the Government is introducing to try to stop people using internet file sharing to rip off the entertainment industry by downloading its content for free. For ...

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