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Reviewed privacy guidelines for Australian broadcasters

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • 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

ACMA issues warning to online retailer for spamming

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • February 22 2010

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to online retailer Topbuy regarding breaches of the Spam Act 2003

Australia - new consumer protection measures to address overseas mobile bill shock Australia

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2013

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has introduced a new International Mobile Roaming (IMR) standard requiring mobile service

Australia - Today FM contests ACMA's "prank call" investigation in the federal court

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • July 15 2013

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for investigating matters of public concern and monitoring broadcasters'

ACMA granted injunctions and declarations in landmark SMS spam case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • 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

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

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • 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

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

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • 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 Government strengthens commitment to the national broadband network

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • July 26 2011

Over the next four years, the Australian Government will progressively inject equity into NBN Co totalling AUS$18.2 billion to help finance the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN), in line with NBN Co's Corporate Plan

Australians urged to report spam and unwanted telemarketing phone calls

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • February 10 2010

A recent report reveals that while there is a strong level of awareness and understanding about spam and unwanted telemarketing calls, nearly two in five Australians are unaware of who to contact in order to lodge a complaint