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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

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

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

In-game currencies: in the line of fire?

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 19 2014

There has been a stratospheric rise in online and app-based social gaming due to the ubiquity of internet and smartphone use. As these games grow in

The perils of “revenge porn” part 2

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Philippines, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 17 2014

In October 2013, I wrote about the recent emergence of revenge porn. This is the increasingly common problem faced by individuals, usually women, on

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

Knickers in a knot? Taking "selfies" with "besties" social media campaign breaches ASB Code of Ethics

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • October 26 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has ruled that recent social media advertising campaigns by Bendon and Mossimo encouraging people to take and upload photographs of themselves in their underwear are in breach of the Advertiser Code of Ethics

Substituted service of legal documents via Facebook: “like” or “unlike” by Australian courts

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 13 2012

Service of documents via Facebook and other social networking sites may be permitted by courts where personal service cannot be effected

Copyright infringement, global headlines, and the case between Eminem and National

  • James & Wells
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • September 24 2014

Not a good look is at worst what the New Zealand public will have thought when the media reported that rapper Eminem was suing the National

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