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Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In a judgment handed down on 29 November 2013 in Mickle v Farley, Judge Elkaim of the District Court of NSW found that a former Orange High School

Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results

Twitter, suppression and the courts

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice

ACCC initiates court proceedings in attempt to tone down Reebok's claim

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 6 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently commenced proceedings against Reebok for representations made in relation to its EasyTone shoes, alleging false, misleading or deceptive representations

Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd v EMI Songs Australia Pty Limited: kookaburra gets the last laugh

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 26 2010

The decision concerned allegations including breach of copyright in respect of the pop song "Down Under", recorded in 1979 and again in 1981 by Men at Work

Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any

Think before you type: designer found liable for social media comments

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 2 2013

The Federal Court of Australia recently found that comments made on Facebook by an Australian swimwear designer about a rival swimwear label amounted

Con or 'mere conduit'? Lessons from ACCC v Google Inc

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 24 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has succeeded on appeal in the Full Federal Court in its submission that Google Inc had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the publication of sponsored links on the Google search website

Penalty judgement entered after ACCC takes action on fake testimonials

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 14 2014

On 17 January 2014, the Federal Court handed down judgment against P & N Pty Ltd, P& N NSW Pty Ltd (trading as Euro Solar) and Worldwide Energy and

Digital watch? Time’s up on misleading behaviour online

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 19 2013

So you know that lots of people are online, tweeting, blogging and vlogging hoping to go viral. You've been told that your business should launch a