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Australian ISP iiNet prevails (again) in filesharing case

Last year, Australian ISP iiNet won a case brought against it by several movie studios, attempting to force it to disconnect customers accused of illegal filesharing.
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Aussie pirates would go legit for 44-cent music downloads

A survey of 7,000 Australians has found that two thirds of people who've downloaded music, films or TV shows illegally in the last year would pay for them - IF there was a more convenient legal service.
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EMI Australia joins the ISP bundled downloads bandwagon

EMI in Australia has partnered with telco AAPT to create a service fusing broadband, phone and music in one package. Apparently a first in the Australian market, the APPT Entertainment Bundle is powered by EMI Australia's...
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Aussie ISP prevails in piracy case

Australian ISP iiNet has won a copyright infringement case brought against it by a group of movie studios, claiming that it failed to prevent illegal file-sharing on its network, and that it was itself guilty of copyright...
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Guvera launches in Australia

Ad-supported music download service Guvera has quietly launched in its native Australia, with more than 40 advertisers on board including Johnson & Johnson, Dominos Pizza, Pepsi, Activision, McDonalds, Nestle and Harley Davidson.
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Guvera raises $20m for its ad-supported music service

Are investors more nervous of the ad-supported online music sector? Not judging by Guvera's $20 million funding round, which has just been confirmed. It's from Australian consortium of private angel investors AMMA Private...
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Australian Copyright Tribunal sets new royalty rate

The Australian Copyright Tribunal has set a new royalty rate for music and music video downloads, which seems set to disappoint publishers.
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MySpace Music Australia sells tracks through iTunes

Oops, they did it again. Launched without signing deals with independent labels, we mean.
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Music Ally Report: Spotify: The backlash begins

Our lead examines questions about Spotify's model and long-term from its rivals.
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MySpace Music Australia sells tracks through iTunes

MySpace Music is launching in Australia and New Zealand, with Toyota and KFC as the flagship sponsors.
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Aussie online radio service Stripe shuts down

When subscription-based radio service Stripe launched last year, founder Glenn Wheatley was bullish, to say the least.