an Australian legal
case involving BitTorrent.
"The matter at hand is a lawsuit by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft yes, that's AFACT against iiNet, an Australian internet service provider over the ISP's role in allowing its service to be used for illegal BitTorrent downloading.
The basis for the case, according to trial coverage, is an earlier case concerning photocopies of print books which held that the University of New South Wales was liable for copyright infringement essentially because they controlled the copiers. AFACT hopes to use the same argument against iiNet, holding it liable for what goes through because it owns the tube.
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