What the hell is the big idea surrounding the legalities of torrents? How is file sharing regulated?
I’m not really hurting anyone, am I?
Plus, the struggles of being an out of pocket university student in the 21st century continue to hinder life’s great pleasures, a time of hardship, holding on desperately to all things popular culture.
Because these things cost money.
Currently, the Copy Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 is designed to prevent Australians getting access to some overseas websites, such as The Pirate Bay.
Although it is still illegal, no formal regulations have been passed in accessing specific information of specific offenders, so nothing will be noticeably happening at first.
However, measures may be taken to limit the use of these websites in terms of access to some sites may be restricted by some Internet service providers (ISP).
It’s clear to see that this issue may face a strong push in momentum, with Village Roadshow – major film and DVD distribution and Cinema Company – supporting the new law.
But it’s not like some services haven’t noticed. Netflix still offers the best legal catalogue available, but consumers are “… still noticing those catalogues aren’t as full as they could be,”