Tuesday, 09 September 2014 13:29

Combating On-line Piracy

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Music Rights Australia has advised the Australian Government that Australia should adopt the US copyright alert system as a means of combating on-line piracy.   The system is based on a 6 step approach and 3 levels of warnings - Edutcational, Acknowledgement and Mitigation.   During the 10 months of operating CAS has sent 1.3 million alert notices, 70% during the initial stage and only 3% during the final stage.  Only 265 subscribers have filed review requests, and all notices were found to be valid with the majority of account holders confirming that someone other than the account holder was using the computer at the time.


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