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Telecommunications, media and technology law update - April 2016
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, OECD
  • May 10 2016

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law are summarised as follows. Copyright in Russian television


AFL Football Club fined $200,000
  • Logie-Smith Lanyon Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 4 2016

The Essendon Football Club was fined $200,000 in January this year, by the Victorian Magistrates Court, for risking its player’s health and failing


Developments in defamation law - the year of the tweet
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

During the last year, defamation law was dominated by emergent technologies, and in particular the continued explosion of new social media platforms


Third time unlucky for Linfox: Facebook dismissal still unfair
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 12 2014

The Federal Court has dismissed an application for judicial review of an October 2012 decision of a Full Bench of Fair Work Australia (FWA) (as it


Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are


No more ‘foxing’ on social media
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • March 26 2014

Recent decisions on social media highlight the dangers for an employee’s ongoing employment if they use social media to make adverse comment on their


Amplify your social media presence without breaking the law: Social media policies
  • Griffith Hack
  • Australia
  • April 18 2016

Social media policies are vital for setting the expectation for employee behaviour on social media, and reduce the risk of reputational damage to


Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • 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


Smartphones and social media under the Workplace Surveillance Act (NSW) 2005
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 3 2013

Many employers supply their employees with smartphones to assist them to perform their role. It is only natural that an employer would want to use any


Social media as a recruitment tool: are there legal implications?
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • November 20 2012

Australian employers are increasingly using social media to find out about candidates for employment