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Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") report on Emerging Trends in Media and Communications flags over-the-top communications services ("OTTs") as ripe for regulation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 23 2014

On 21 November 2011, the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") released a report entitled Six Emerging Trends in Media and

Australia - Telcos in the crosshairs as ACCC targets truth in advertising

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 30 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued Australian telecommunications company iiNet with $204,000 in penalties over

Telcos put on notice regarding mobile and wireless advertising

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 15 2009

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued an information paper containing an "industry checklist" for companies advertising mobile and wireless internet services

Australian Productivity Commission proposes to cut red tape in infrastructure services

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 25 2010

The Australian Productivity Commission's latest report identifies ways in which to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in various sectors such as in information, media and telecommunications

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission accepts undertakings from software company

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 14 2010

Sports betting software company, Intervest Global Live Pty Ltd, has stopped an advertising campaign on SeekCommercial after the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) raised concerns regarding a horse betting software program called "Trilogics"

Australian regulator institutes proceedings against mobile premium service providers for alleged misleading, deceptive conduct

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 3 2011

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Australian Federal Court against 6G Pty Ltd (6 G) and Global One Mobile Entertainment Ltd (Global One) for false or misleading representations made in relation to their television advertisements for mobile premium services

Australian government releases updated list of free-to-air television sporting events

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 9 2011

The Australian Government has released a new list of sporting events which must be shown on free-to-air television, as opposed to any subscriber or pay television channels

Airline company to overhaul its e-mail marketing in response to alleged contraventions of the Australian SPAM Act

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 18 2011

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has accepted an enforceable undertaking from an airline company following an investigation into complaints alleging that the company continued to send commercial e-mails despite recipients' multiple attempts to unsubscribe from its mailing list

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

Film giants lose illegal downloads appeal in Australian courts

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 24 2011

Film industry giants have lost an Australian Federal Court appeal in a legal battle against internet service provider (ISP) iiNet over illegal downloads