Daily Archive: July 12, 2011

Jul 12

“Copyright Alerts”: A Fair Compromise, or End of Internet Freedom as We Know It?

Tweet Since last week, a controversy has been building concerning a deal between ISPs and copyright organizations to issue “copyright alerts” to users, and punish further offenses with “mitigation measures”. While some hail the deal, others find it a big step in a very dangerous direction. Last Thursday, the final details were worked out between …

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Jul 12

Foxtel/Austar merger takes step forward

Tweet The multi-billion dollar merger of Foxtel and Austar has taken another step forward, with the pair confirming yesterday that definitive agreements had been signed which will see Foxtel buy all of the issued shares in its fellow pay TV operator. The pair first announced their impending nuptials in late May, with Austar’s management at …

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