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ACMA warns telco 'stragglers' to comply with TCP Code

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 18 2013

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a strong reminder to telecommunications companies (telcos), including small

Australian regulator issues two formal warnings for non-compliance with the Spam Act

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 4 2011

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced that SNX Pty Ltd trading as Premier Auto Wholesale and Home Loan Selection Services have been given formal warnings for sending marketing messages without consent, in contravention of the Australia Spam Act 2003

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission takes action against mobile provider

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 12 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that it has instituted proceedings against Excite Mobile Pty Ltd (Excite Mobile), alleging false and misleading conduct and unconscionable conduct in providing mobile phone services across Australia

Satellites to deliver high-speed broadband to the regions

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 17 2012

The Australian government recently announced that NBN Co, the Australian government-owned corporation tasked with designing, building and implementing the National Broadband Network (NBN), has signed a contract worth approximately AUS$620 million with US company Space SystemsLoral

Copyright infringement of database coding and macros

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 14 2012

CA Inc (CA) is an international IT software management company that produces large scale database systems

Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 6 2009

The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has published its inquiry report on the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009, which will ban unfair terms in standard form business-to-consumer contracts

ACMA granted injunctions and declarations in landmark SMS spam case

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 12 2009

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) successfully obtained injunctions and declarations against five out of the eight respondents involved in ACMA's first SMS spam case before the Brisbane Federal Court concerning the sending of unsolicited commercial SMS messages

Australian regulator obtains first do not call register court penalty against telemarketer

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 14 2011

The Australian Federal Court has found that FHT Travel Pty Limited (FHT Travel) and its sole director breached the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 by making, or causing to be made, more than 12,000 marketing calls to people who had placed their telephone numbers on the Australian Do Not Call Register

Australian regulator directs mobile premium service provider to comply with the mobile premium services code

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 12 2011

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has directed mobile premium service provider Jada Mobile Services Limited to comply with the Mobile Premium Services Code after an investigation found that the company had breached the Code

Reviewed privacy guidelines for Australian broadcasters

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 10 2011

Consent for children and other vulnerable people is clarified in the privacy guidelines for broadcasters released for comment by the Australian Communications and Media Authority