AFACT - News, Features, and Slideshows

News about AFACT
  • AFACT v iiNet: Government called to action

    Service providers, rights holders and internet users are anxiously awaiting news of whether the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) will further appeal the decision against it today by the Federal Court, but both the industry body and defendant iiNet are clear on a single message: The Federal Government must step in.

    Written by James Hutchinson24 Feb. 11 16:46
  • Movie piracy costs Aus economy $1.37 billion in 12 months: AFACT

    The economic impact of movie piracy equated to $1.37 billion in lost revenue to the Australian economy and 6,100 jobs forgone over the 12 months to July 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT).

    Written by Computerworld Staff17 Feb. 11 16:55
  • AFACT hit by second round of DDoS attacks

    The loose-knit confederation of internet activists who organise under the banner "Anonymous" have launched a renewed distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) this week as part of "Operation Payback".

    Written by Renai LeMay29 Sept. 10 15:33
  • iiNet asks court to uphold AFACT ruling

    The operator is also petitioning the court to overturn the few elements which did not find in iiNet's favour

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling18 March 10 15:48