"Australia lacks any effective protection against online piracy," says Brandis.
By Tim Colwill on June 3, 2014 at 11:28 am
Australia’s Attorney-General George Brandis has used an exchange in Parliament to describe us as “the worst offender of any country in the world when it comes to piracy”.
In a conversation with Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, Brandis said that “Unlike the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, the United States, France and many other comparable countries, Australia lacks any effective protection against online piracy.”
“Australia, I’m sorry to say, is the worst offender of any country in the world when it comes to piracy, and I’m very concerned that the legitimate rights and interests of rightsholders and content creators are being compromised by that activity.”
Brandis also confirmed that the controversial rumoured three-strikes rule was still being considered, although he did not provide details on who he was consulting with regarding the new legislation.
Source: via Gizmodo, thanks Joab