> The only way the government could stop this traffic would be to block all encrypted traffic
Shhh! Don't go putting ideas in their heads!
ISP iiNet has kicked back against the idea that site-blocking will solve Australia's allegedly-huge rate of online piracy, calling the idea “futility-on-a-stick”. The service provider, which has broken ranks with most of the industry by positioning itself as a vocal opponent of the copyright industry's prescriptions for …
>> His simple prescription to the content industries is that “start treating your customers as customers, not the enemy, and you might find things improve”. <<
Amen to that. Hint to the Australian Government: treat the cause, not the symptoms. If "piracy is rampant in Australia", figure out what caused it and fix THAT.
Of course, the media companies won't like that concept...
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