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Australia's new metadata retention laws
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 28 2015

As of 13 October 2015, Australian telecommunications companies and internet service providers (ISPs) must retain customers' metadata for two years


Australian Information Commissioner launches investigation into telecommunications operators' alleged privacy breaches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 4 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into alleged breaches of a telecommunications operator's customer privacy


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


Australian Commonwealth Parliament passes data retention into law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

On 27 March 2015, the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (Cth) was passed into law. From 2017 onwards


Australia - Dallas Buyers Club - reprieve for downloaders
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 24 2015

In this next instalment of Dallas Buyers Club LLC's (DBC) quest to obtain the contact details of alleged copyright infringers, the Federal Court of


Australia to take the lead in developing international blockchain standards
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Global
  • October 25 2016

The growing realisation that blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise the structure of financial services has created significant


Discussion paper released for review of Australian Interactive Gambling Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 17 2011

Senator Stephen Conroy released a discussion paper for the review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and called for the public to contribute


Australian government begins classification process of online material
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 22 2010

With the introduction of internet service provider (ISP) filtering, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy has committed to public consultation on the process that leads to Refused Classification (RC) material being placed on a mandatory ISP filtering list


Full Federal Court determines the meaning of "Personal Information" in the Ben Grubb case
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

On 19 January 2017 the Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia


Valve ordered to pay A$3 million in penalties for consumer law breaches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

On 23 December 2016, the Federal Court ordered Valve Corporation