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Pure Water Systems penalised for calling numbers on the Do Not Call Register
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 28 2012

Following investigation by the ACMA, Pure Water Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd has paid a $26,400 penalty for making telemarketing calls to numbers registered on the Do Not Call Register


Global action taken against global Microsoft Imposter telemarketing scam
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada, Global, USA
  • September 28 2012

Joint action between the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Canadian Radio television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has led to court orders being obtained against US-based and India-based parties involved in the global 'Microsoft Imposter' phone scam


Telstra succeeds in stopping Optus’ comparative advertisements
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 17 2014

Telstra successfully obtained an injunction against Optus in relation to Optus' advertisements, which made specific comparisons regarding network


ACMA issues report on media usage among teenagers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 31 2009

ACMA has released a research report entitled "Use of electronic media and communications: Early childhood to teenage years"


Misleading and deceptive advertising average consumer as test
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 24 2011

In the recent case of Singtel Optus Pty Limited v Vodafone Pty Limited, Optus sought an injunction to restrain Vodafone from airing two commercials promoting their 'Infinite' mobile phone plan on the basis that they were misleading and deceptive to the ordinary consumer


Australian regulator institutes proceedings against mobile premium service providers for alleged misleading, deceptive conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 3 2011

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Australian Federal Court against 6G Pty Ltd (6 G) and Global One Mobile Entertainment Ltd (Global One) for false or misleading representations made in relation to their television advertisements for mobile premium services


Telecommunications
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 31 2012

The ACCC accepted court-enforceable undertaking from FOXTEL Management Pty Limited (FOXTEL) and announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition of AUSTAR United Communications Limited


How well does the Interactive Gambling Act work, asks new review
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 13 2011

Australia's interactive gambling laws are under review, with the release of the discussion paper Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001


Twitter, suppression and the courts
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

The rise and rise of social media platform Twitter has had all sorts of impacts on the administration of justice


Everything that rises must converge: the Convergence Review seeks views on emerging issues
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 8 2011

The Australian Government's Convergence Review has released a consultation paper, Emerging Issues, which summarises some of the information received throughout the last few months of consultation