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Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

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

Telstra issued with direction to comply with TCP code

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2012

Telstra has been issued with a direction from the ACMA to comply with privacy obligations in the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code

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

Privacy Act Amendment Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • November 30 2012

The long awaited privacy enhancing protection bill, the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 (the Bill), was passed by Federal Parliament on 29 November 2012

Australian privacy regulator finalises investigation into mailing list error

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • October 25 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the findings of its investigation into a mailing list error by Australia's largest telecommunications company, Telstra, which resulted in approximately 60,300 Telstra customers' personal information being sent to other customers

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

Government issues first response to privacy law changes

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • January 4 2010

The Australian Government has issued its first stage response to the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) final report on changes to improve Australia's privacy framework

ACMA considers privacy implications of material sourced from Facebook

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • January 25 2012

On 19 December 2011, the ACMA conducted an investigation into the use of Facebook content by a major free-to-air television provider during a local news broadcast

Australian privacy breach notification

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 19 2012

On 17 October 2012, the Attorney-General's Department launched a discussion paper entitled, "Australian Privacy Breach Notification"