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1

Piracy:
Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill...?

it is an amendment of Copyright Act 1994, part 6.

2

Piracy:
It is about...?

unauthorized sharing of copyright material via the Internet (infringing file sharing)

3

Piracy:
Cancels out section...?

92A of the Act, which was enacted by section 54 of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008.

4

New law means:
Establishes a...?

'three strikes' regime to stamp out illegal file-sharing.

5

New law means:
Copyright owners notify...?

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that someone is downloading material, such as films or video, without paying for it, through file-sharing.

6

New law means:
ISPs send warning notices to...?

customers telling them they may have infringed copyright.

7

New law means:
After three warnings...?

f the user does not stop, the copyright owner can take a claim to the Copyright Tribunal.

8

New law means:
The tribunal now has the power in...?

impose a maximum $15,000 penalty on the internet account holder.

9

New law means:
However, after two years, if the new regime is not working - and large amount of people are still illegally downloading, then...?

the Commerce Minister can introduce a tougher regime which could lead to the suspension of accounts.

10

New law means:
This would see the tribunal refer serious cases to the district court, ....?

who would have the power to order a six month suspension.

11

New law means:
The regime comes into force on....?

September 1. The law does not apply to cellphone networks until 2013.