The High Court has unanimously dismissed Roadshow’s appeal in the case against iiNet.
On a first look, there are some references suggesting that our law is being brought back in line with the UK (CBS v Amstrad) and Canada (CCH Canada v Law Society of Upper Canada). Consideration will have to await further review.
Although unanimous, there are 2 judgments: as in iceTV, French CJ, Crennan and Kiefel JJ in one and Gummow and Hayne JJ in the second.
Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v iiNet Ltd  HCA 16