The Federal Government has quietly deleted a controversial section of text published in a consultation paper last Friday that proposed a
streamlined legal process to aid anti-piracy organisations such as Movie Rights Group and AFACT to target individuals allegedly downloading copyrighted material online.
Last Friday, 14 October, the Department of the Attorney-General published a consultation paper regarding digital copyright regulation. The original paper, available in full here (PDF), contained two discrete sections. The first dealt with a proposal to revise the scope of ‘safe harbour’ regulations to better protect organisations which host others’ content online — via redwolf.newsvine.com