Again, the spotlight is on the file-sharing law holding an internet account holder responsible for the action of flatmates, family or staff - in this case when he was serving his country overseas.
Rianz sought $4000 after an Elton John song, and a Coldplay song, were allegedly pirated. The Tribunal again fails to buy the music industry's arguments on key points. RAW DATA: Read the decision. UPDATED
Case was shaping up to be a PR disaster, illustrating a fundamental flaw in the so-called "three strikes" legislation.
Waikato University research indicates there has been little net-change in the sharing of copyrighted material.
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