News and interviews on Michael Malone including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Sunday, 25 March 2012
Two telco entrepreneurs who have taken quite different paths to success might soon find their destinies intertwined.
Wednesday, 15 December 2010
You don't get many firebrand preachers operating out of their mother's garage. But then Michael Malone was never the standard entrepreneur.
Thursday, 01 July 2010
We look at who wields the power in the information and communication technology industries.
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
iiNet attacks communications minister for saying the company was on board with the Government’s filtering legislation, when it fact it is against the policy.
Monday, 12 April 2010
iiNet partners up with new pay-TV service FetchTV, to provide customers with free-to-air digital and subscription channels through a set-top box personal video recorder.
Friday, 05 February 2010
Communications minister Stephen Conroy says the Government will look at the ruling of the iiNet/AFACT case and determine how it might influence future legislation.
While ISPs are celebrating iiNet's legal victory, the federal government knows it has tough decisions to make on copyright theft if the NBN is to be workable.
Thursday, 04 February 2010
Film and television studios lose copyright infringement case against internet service provider iiNet.
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
iiNet has set aside $4 million to deal with the current copyright case between itself and the film industry, with a further $3 million possibly earmarked for a settlement.
Wednesday, 18 November 2009
If its proposed $374 million takeover of Pipe Networks goes ahead, SP Telemedia may introduce unlimited download quotas.
Thursday, 12 November 2009
The AFACT accuses iiNet of understanding the full scale of copyright infringements undertaken on its networks but decided its own interests were more important.
Friday, 06 November 2009
iiNet managing director Michael Malone says iiNet does not have the technical capability to block users from torrent site The Pirate Bay, and that any block could be easily surpassed by users.
Thursday, 05 November 2009
iiNet managing director Michael Malone defends the company
Wednesday, 04 November 2009
As the case between iiNet and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft continues, Judge Cowdroy questions the relevance of some of the film industry
Tuesday, 03 November 2009
iiNet chief executive Michael Malone claims internet service provider Westnet may have breached the Telecommunications Act by sending notifications of alleged copyright infringements to customers.
Monday, 02 November 2009
iiNet and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft set to appear before the Federal Court over the next two weeks, following a prior fortnight of hearings last month.
Friday, 16 October 2009
AFACT solicitor takes the stand for a second time, defending the techniques used to count the number of alleged copyright infringements committed by iiNet users.
Wednesday, 14 October 2009
iiNet’s legal counsel attacks the inclusion of Village Roadshow in the ongoing case between the ISP and the film and television industry, saying it signed a deal to distribute content to iiNet customers.
Thursday, 08 October 2009
iiNet defended itself for the first time in the Federal Court yesterday, claiming the number of infringements on its networks alleged by the AFACT was “artificial”.
Wednesday, 07 October 2009
Lawyers for the Australian Federation against Copyright Theft have nearly 100,000 examples of iiNet users downloading copyrighted materials including films and television programs.