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Piracy still plagues the seas of Australian media

Whereas piracy seems to have been effectively policed in other western countries, Australia just can’t seem to get it under control. In a time when social media makes spoilers too accessible, is it surprising that Australia remains one of the hotspots for illegal downloading. Furthermore, in today’s day and age, is there any reason that movies would be released at a later time in Australia than they would be in other countries?

  • There's definitely room in here for somebody to talk about licensing fees. Technology has evolved too fast for laws to keep up, and the people who have the power to remedy the issue don't know how. This could be a really interesting topic to cover - I know i'd like to read about it. – smoldoggo 3 years ago
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  • Great topic suggestion. Suggest looking at current legislation at the Commonwealth Level, what are the gaps, what are other countries doing to combat this etc. – mattcarlin 3 years ago
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  • It might also be interesting to balance this subject with a mention of the obscene level of profit made by Hollywood, surely an incentive for many to illegally download media. – Amyus 3 years ago
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  • Such an interesting topic to address, definitely worth the amount of research! (it would need a lot to establish a reputable stance on it) – JulieCMillay 3 years ago
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