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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

Meerkat manner catches regulator’s attention

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

Compare the Market has incurred a penalty of $10,200 as a result of an infringement notice issues by the ACCC. The business made various

Blogger liable for misleading and deceptive conduct

  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

In Nextra Australia Pty Limited v Fletcher 2014 FCA 399 the Federal Court held that a blogger was liable for misleading comments that he made about

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

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

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

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

Logging off for life: testators should plan carefully for the post-mortem management of digital assets

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 25 2013

In Australia, to date at least, there has been little, if any, recognition of the importance of estate planning for digital assets. In the absence of

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

Freedom of search results: Google and others not liable for defamatory search results, at least until they are put on notice

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has significantly limited the liability of search engines, such as Google, for any defamatory 'publication'