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Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are

Social media in the workplace - risks for employees and lessons for employers

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • February 28 2014

Recent cases have highlighted the perils of social media for employees, and the importance for employers of managing these issues correctly. Workplace

Six figure damages award for Twitter defamation

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 7 2014

How much damage can you do in 140 characters? A lot, it turns out. According to the NSW District Court, about $105,000. That's $750 per character

Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 19 2013

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

Heartache and sour grapes on the internet: a lesson in case management

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • June 12 2013

It’s an old saying, but it rings true, especially when social media is your platform of choice for voicing some less than complementary opinions. The

Defamation online: legal perils of social media postings

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

Companies can be held liable for defamatory tweets or comments made on their corporate Facebook page, even if those comments have been made by third

Parody accounts on Facebook and Instagram: a no-go zone?

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • July 22 2013

Our latest posts on the Adam Gilchrist parody Twitter account saga (see here and here) have generated such interest that we thought we'd do a little

Chemist Warehouse web pages fall foul of TGA's advertising laws

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2014

He Therapeutic Products Advertising Complaints Resolution Panel has requested that Chemist Warehouse formally retract "health information" web pages

Social media in the workplace the good and the bad

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment

Teachers, students and social media: a recipe for disaster?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 18 2014

There is no doubt that the development of technology and its use in the classroom has created an indispensible tool to engage and interact with