p2pnet view Movies:- Hollywood did its level best to shanghai Australian ISP iiNet, blowing millions of dollars on lost lawsuits and PR spin.
But now the studios have suffered another ignominious fail.
For the second time, the Australian federal court has ruled iiNet can’t be held liable for for something its customers might, or might not, have done.
“Justice Dennis Cowdroy’s landmark February 2010 ruling was upheld in which he dismissed allegations by Hollywood studios that Perth ISP iiNet had authorised its customers to infringe copyright online”, says Australian IT.
Now the company wants bygones to be bygones, imparting a little spin of its own.
“While fighting iiNet in the courts, many of these movie studios have signed content deals with us
through our television service, fetchtv”, says iiNet CEO Michael Malone (right) in a company statement.
“The success of fetchtv was a clear and successful demonstration of the benefits of these partnerships and Australians’ strong desire to access affordable legitimate content.”
(Cheers, Filip and Tom)
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