Brandis' futile plan to 'stop the bytes'

Saddling telcos with the costs of cracking down on online piracy will not only fail to work but will see internet bills rise for Australians who are already being badly ripped off for consuming digital content.

So you’re being ripped off, robbed blind and treated like an idiot? So what!

New government legislation will add about $100 million a year to the cost of providing broadband in Australia and this may mean that your annual internet bill could rise by about 5 per cent.

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