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Blocking access to illegal file-share websites won’t stop illegal downloading

The Australian Federal Court ruled today that TPG, Optus, Telstra and other internet service providers (ISPs) must take “reasonable steps” to stop customers accessing file-sharing websites The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt, TorrentHound and Torrentz.

Internet - The ConversationIn total, Australian ISPs must block access to 61 domains registered to these four websites, or to the IP addresses specifically listed in the orders.

The court also ordered that addresses…

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