Controvesy Over New Zealand’s ‘Three Strikes’ Copyright Law [Headlines]

Controvesy Over New Zealand’s ‘Three Strikes’ Copyright Law [Headlines]

"Internet protests have started in New Zealand after its government passed a controversial "three strikes" filesharing bill under urgency."

Dan Gould
  • 20 april 2011

ZD Net reports on the new bill that has citizens in an uproar:

The Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Bill gives media companies the right to accuse people of infringing copyright, with offenders to be fined up to NZ$15,000 (US$11,904) by a new Copyright Tribunal.

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