For a while, Australia has had a reputation as one of the world’s leading piracy nations. Our Attorney General George Brandis called Australia the “worst nation for piracy on the planet”, and famously in 2014, the same number of Australians downloaded the new season of Game of Thrones as watched it legally.
The Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs) for 2015 were awarded on 27 August.
The Internet Society has released its 2015 Global Internet Report. It’s the second annual report on the global state of the internet.
More on the Dallas Buyers Club ruling, the Federal Court has pushed back on the movie’s owners. In April, the Federal Court ordered ISPs to hand over customers’ personal details linked to the IP addresses. But the Federal Court insisted that the film’s owners show the court a copy of the letter before it was sent to downloaders, due to concerns about speculative invoicing.