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Technology, Media and Telecommunications Quarterly Regional Update: A Snapshot of the Past Year & A Look Ahead
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, USA, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

As we enter into 2016, we are very excited to share with you the significant legal developments in the technology, media and telecommunications

Internet of Things: Some Legal and Regulatory Implications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 26 2016

There is no widely accepted definition of the Internet of Things (IoT). It has been variously described as "the third wave of the internet", "a

Hold the phoneis “metadata” personal information? Who knows?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • February 12 2016

The ongoing debate surrounding what "metadata" actually is, and how it should be characterised under privacy laws has once again resurfaced. This

Tracking your online life? Data Retention Laws Update
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • December 24 2015

It has been described as a mass data retention policy, a justified expansion of rules on data or a breach of privacy and Civil Liberties. Whatever it

When is my information not about me?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has delivered Telstra, and many other companies who collect operational data about services they provide to

New data retention laws in Australia
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

In October 2015, a new metadata retention scheme was introduced by way of amendments to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

When, where and to whom you send emails will now be recorded
  • Holman Webb
  • Australia
  • November 11 2015

On October 13th, the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 (Cth) legislated for the retention of metadata by telecommunications

Australia’s new data retention law comes into effect
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Australia
  • November 7 2015

Last month, key elements of Australia's Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015 entered into force. Among

Mandatory data retention obligations commenced this week
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 15 2015

Licenced carriers, carriage service providers and internet service providers must now retain and secure for two years metadata relating to the

Mandatory internet data retention in Australia looking the horse in the mouth after it has bolted
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 7 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (the ‘2014 Bill’) was tabled by the Minister for Communications