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Complying with the APPs: Key Messages from the Ashley Madison Investigation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada
  • August 25 2016

The Australian Privacy Commissioner has released a joint report with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding the data breach in July and August


ACCC undertakes market study of the communications sector
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 8 2016

On 4 August 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced a market study into the Australian Communications sector. The


WIN v Nine Network Australia - Putting the 'broad' in 'broadcasting'
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 13 2016

Technology convergence has created a diverse and dynamic media market in which traditional broadcasters are competing with online service providers


Australia - When the consumer watchdog bites: The Community Network ordered to pay penalties of $230,000 for unconscionable, misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd, trading as The Community Network (TCN), to pay penalties


South Australia introduces on-road automated testing for driverless vehicles
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

Australia’s State governments are starting to address the myriad of legal and regulatory challenges presented by automated vehicles. On 31 March 2016


Australian government seeks submissions on copyright safe-harbour protection plans
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 12 2012

The Australian Attorney-General's Department has released a consultation paper proposing a change to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) that will permit online content service providers to take advantage of the "safe harbour" scheme currently only applicable to carriage service providers (CSPs


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission takes action against mobile provider
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 12 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that it has instituted proceedings against Excite Mobile Pty Ltd (Excite Mobile), alleging false and misleading conduct and unconscionable conduct in providing mobile phone services across Australia


Australian Do Not Call Register legislation Amendment Bill 2009
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 2 2010

The Bill seeks to amend the Australian Do Not Call Register Act 2006 and the Telecommunications Act 1997 in order to enable all Australian individuals, businesses, organisations and government bodies to register telephone and fax numbers with the Do Not Call Register and express a preference not to receive any telemarketing calls or marketing faxes


New Australian consumer laws expand scope of "unfair practices" prohibitions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 14 2010

From 1 January 2011, suppliers of consumer goods and services in Australia will be subject to new prohibitions against false or misleading representations regarding testimonials and requirements to pay for a contractual right that a consumer already has


Government issues first response to privacy law changes
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 4 2010

The Australian Government has issued its first stage response to the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) final report on changes to improve Australia's privacy framework