As Mike has pointed out, Australia is planning to tackle online copyright infringement by implementing what amounts to a Hollywood "wishlist" of measures. Maybe the government there should start paying attention to the evidence of what works and what doesn't, rather than accepting the copyright maximalist dogma without question.
Brown stole the cigarillos in the technical sense. He left money on the counter but didn't present ID; something reporters missed by relying on the cherry picked video stills presented in a FPD press release.
If you're told a call may be monitored for whatever reason, shouldn't you be able to record the call regardless of local laws? The idea being that both parties already know the call can be monitored and proceeding apparently indicates consent (the party recording is almost never explicitly stated.)