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Old 14th April 2011
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Originally Posted by mobius.media View Post
It just passed 111-11.

New Zealand Passes '3 Strikes' Anti-piracy Law - XBIZ Newswire
Internet piracy bill sparks calls for #blackout protest - Story - Politics - 3 News

I really like the way this one is structured.
It allows copyright owners to send evidence of alleged infringements to internet service providers (ISPs), who will then send up to three infringement notices to the account holder.

If the warnings are ignored, the copyright owner can take a claim to the Copyright Tribunal and the tribunal can make awards of up to $15,000 against the account holder.


There is provision in the bill which would allow a copyright holder to apply through a court for suspension of service, but it won't come into force unless the Government considers the warning system isn't effective.

And there will be more...