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The world wide web of laws entangling social media

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • November 2 2011

The nature of communication and the interaction between people is drastically evolving

Inaugural scintilla film review: Dallas Buyers Club, LLC v iiNet

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2014

Online copyright infringement is back in the spotlight again - this time under scrutiny from the bright lights of Hollywood. In this post, we provide

Dallas Buyers Club LLC sues ISPs in Australia to identify “pirate” downloaders

  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2014

Last month, Dallas Buyers Club LLC was reported to have started that process. It has commenced proceedings against various telcos and ISPs seeking

Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social

Comparative advertising: ACCC releases report on comparator websites

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 5 2014

On Friday 28 November, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued a report on the comparator website industry in Australia. The

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

Seafolly to pay double damages for false statements made about swimwear competitor

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • October 24 2014

Madden and Seafolly are competitors in the swimwear industry. Madden posted comments on her personal and business Facebook pages, and in emails to

Search engine optimisation and trade mark infringement under Australian law

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2014

Many businesses use search engine optimisation strategies as part of their online marketing strategy to generate online traffic. This raises some

Celebrity nude pics shocker: suing for invasion of privacy in the digital age

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 3 2014

We have learned many things from Jennifer Lawrence, the latest of which is not to store nude selfies on iCloud. Undoubtedly the Australian Law Reform

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

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • 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