For added bonus in Australia
The person who the review of copyright law will report to is also Minister for the Arts.http://delimiter.com.au/2014/04/09/website-blocks-court-orders-three-strikes-rights-holders-want/
"So you’ve seen the reports about Federal Attorney-General George Brandis resuscitating the failed talks between ISPs and content owners about the pesky problem of Internet piracy? Have you ever wondered what measures the rights-holders feel should be taken to address such issues? Fear not, industry publication Mumbrella has published an extensive article
So, in short, nothing big then. Just court orders to block websites and three strikes policies to cut off users’ Internet access if they pirate a few too many pieces of content. And of course, the issue of subpoena’ing users’ details from ISPs so they can be sued directly was already put back on the table by Brandis himself."
This person is Attorney-General Brandis who gave this speech todayhttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/09/brandis-defends-surveillance-by-security-agencies
"The attorney general, George Brandis, has mounted a strenuous defence of surveillance activities by intelligence organisations, citing new threats from fighters radicalised in Syria as justification for beefing up global security capability and cooperation.
Brandis has told an elite Washington thinktank audience"
A vpn may well be in my future. Fuck em