Dallas Buyers Club judgment: TPP could mean criminal sanctions for downloading movies

April 12, 2015: Michaela Whitbourn reported in the Sydney Sunday Sun Herald that the TPP may create new criminal sanctions for illicit downloading of films and TV shows, following a legal battle over Hollywood blockbuster Dallas Buyers Club.

Legal experts say TPP may extend criminal sanctions to private acts carried out for "financial gain", which arguably covers downloading without payment, The TPP provisions may not  change our law now,but could restrict our ability to change our law in the future.