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Judith Miller

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Name: Judith Miller
Date registered: 8 January 2013

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  1. AUSTRALIA: Update: Dallas Buyers Club letter revealed – Is it still speculative invoicing? — 24 June 2015
  2. AUSTRALIA: The end of the Pirate Bay and VPNs in Australia? New censorship laws passed to block piracy websites — 24 June 2015
  3. Australia: Dallas Buyers Club LLC obtains customer identities from ISPs in landmark piracy ruling — 8 April 2015
  4. Australia: Update: Giedo van der Garde cancels contract with Sauber — 19 March 2015
  5. Australia: Australia’s media deregulation plans will keep anti-siphoning laws — 18 March 2015

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AUSTRALIA: Update: Dallas Buyers Club letter revealed – Is it still speculative invoicing?

By Matthew Evans In the latest update of the Dallas Buyers Club case the proposed letters to be sent to pirates have now been made public. It was previously ordered that Voltage (the company owning the rights to Dallas Buyers Club) was required to submit to the Court a draft of the letters and telephone …

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AUSTRALIA: The end of the Pirate Bay and VPNs in Australia? New censorship laws passed to block piracy websites

By Matthew Evans The Australian Government has introduced new laws to block websites at an internet service provider (ISP) level if they have the primary purposes of infringing or facilitating the infringement of copyright. On June 22 the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 was passed in parliament, amending the Copyright Act to introduce the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2015/06/australia-the-end-of-the-pirate-bay-and-vpns-in-australia-new-censorship-laws-passed-to-block-piracy-websites/

Australia: Dallas Buyers Club LLC obtains customer identities from ISPs in landmark piracy ruling

By Judith Miller and Matthew Evans On Tuesday 7 April 2015, a single Federal Court Judge ordered six internet service providers (ISPs) to hand over the names and identities corresponding to approximately 4,700 unique IP addresses, which have allegedly downloaded and shared the Dallas Buyers Club movie without permission over the peer-to-peer sharing network BitTorrent. Share …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2015/04/australia-dallas-buyers-club-llc-obtains-ip-addresses-of-isps-in-landmark-privacy-ruling/

Australia: Update: Giedo van der Garde cancels contract with Sauber

By Judith Miller and Matthew Evans Giedo van der Garde withdrew his legal action against Sauber just prior to the Melbourne Grand Prix race following F1 Team Sauber’s indication that it would ignore the Victorian Court of Appeal decision and continue to refuse to let van der Garde race. Sauber stated that if they allowed …

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Australia: Australia’s media deregulation plans will keep anti-siphoning laws

By Judith Miller and Matthew Evans Australian Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull has floated a proposal to scrap many of the media regulations to enable traditional broadcasters to compete with new unregulated entries into the market, such as streaming service Netflix. Whilst the media industry has welcomed the majority of the reforms, TV giant Foxtel …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2015/03/australia-australias-media-deregulation-plans-will-keep-anti-siphoning-laws/

Australia: Update: Terminating a sportsperson’s contract for private conduct (the Todd Carney case)

By Judith Miller, Kirk Simmons and Julian Conti Last year, we published this blog update regarding an incident involving Todd Carney that led to the termination of his contract with the Cronulla Sharks Football Club. In our update, we mentioned that it appeared no hearing had occurred prior to termination (as expressly required by the …

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Australia: ACMA’s Broad Powers to Hold Media Accountable Confirmed by High Court

By Judith Miller and Matthew Evans The High Court last week confirmed that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has the power to make administrative findings that a person has committed a criminal offence, for the purpose of determining whether a commercial broadcaster has breached a licence condition. The case stems from the infamous …

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Australia: Sauber Motorsports’ failed legal challenge sees driver Giedo van der Garde racing in Formula 1

By Judith Miller and Matthew Evans On Monday 9 March 2015,  F1 team Sauber launched a legal challenge in the Victorian Supreme Court to a previous decision by a Swiss arbitration court. The previous decision ruled that Sauber must uphold its contractual obligations and allow drive Giedo van der Garde to race for the team in …

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Australia: Siren. Full Federal Court decision against James Hird to stand. ASADA power to undertake cooperative investigation with AFL confirmed.

James Hird has decided not to appeal to the High Court regarding the decision of ASADA to issue show cause notices to Essendon Football Club (Essendon) players. Consequently, the judgment of the Full Federal Court (FFC) on 30 January 2015 will stand. That judgment dismissed Mr Hird’s appeal and confirmed the decision of Justice Middleton …

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AUSTRALIA: ASIC rules risk management facilities to be used by sporting organisations are financial products

On 28 January 2015, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) rejected a relief application by the issuer of  ‘risk management facilities’ used by sporting clubs and retailers. The application for Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensing relief was refused on the basis that ASIC viewed the facilities as financial products and so the issuers of …

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