[LINK] Film industry takes on iiNet

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Fri Nov 21 10:47:42 AEDT 2008

On 21/11/2008, at 10:27 AM, Jan Whitaker wrote:
> Interesting that I had a chat about this very thing with a friend in
> Vic Police last night. Copyright is not a criminal offence, but a
> civil offence that takes a plaintiff to file charge, not the police.
> The police have no jurisdiction to do anything about this except in
> the case of something like selling stolen goods, but that's even a  
> stretch.

Did not the 2006 changes to the Copyright Act introduce various  
criminal penalties?


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