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  • Australian researchers develop new DVD technology

    Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology, in Melbourne, have developed a new DVD technology that could possibly boost disc capacity by 10,000 times beyond today's standard 4.7GB DVDs, according to a study published in the journal Nature.

  • Court fines convicted pirate A$5,000

    A man found guilty of possessing and selling pirated copies of DVDs was sentenced to pay fines of A$5,000 (NZ$5,850) plus court costs at the Downing Centre Local Court in Sydney yesterday.

  • Educational archives go OnDisk

    The New Zealand Film Archive’s education programme is catching up with digital technology. Selected video archival material from its On Tape schools programme has been transferred to DVD for provision to schools, in partnership with the Ministry of Education.

  • DVD pirates come under legal siege

    Despite a surge in the use, and sale of, counterfeit DVDs in New Zealand, one could get the impression the New Zealand Police and copyright owners have taken a relaxed approach to dealing with the problem.