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Canada - Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner releases results of GPEN mobile apps privacy sweep
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released its findings and general guidance following a recent


Telecommunications Regulatory Update - October 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 31 2016

The ACCC has released a Discussion Paper as part of its inquiry into whether to declare a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service to enable mobile


Mandatory data retention legislation released
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 13 2014

The introduction of Data Retention laws for carriers and carriage service providers has been discussed between the Federal Government and the


Processing of "health data" by lifestyle and wellbeing apps: clarification by the Article 29 Working Party
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • April 6 2015

Following a request by the European Commission, the Article 29 Working Party has published a letter with the purpose of clarifying the scope of the


Japan to impose consumption tax on digital services provided by foreign service providers to Japanese purchasers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Japan
  • May 11 2015

Japan's 2015 tax legislation was passed by Japan's Diet and promulgated on March 31, 2015. The legislation includes a new Japanese Consumption


OAIC decision in Ben Grubb case
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

On 15 June 2013, journalist Ben Grubb contacted Telstra claiming a right of access under the Privacy Act to ‘all the metadata information Telstra has


Telecommunications regulatory update - April 2015
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2015 (Cth) received royal assent on 13 April 2015. This means that


Industry works with government on proposed data retention regime
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 31 2014

Communications Alliance has announced that it and some of its carriage service provider members are working with the Attorney General's Department and


Australia climbs world Information, Communication and Technology Index rankings
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

Australia has ranked 13th in the world in the 2015 Information, Communication and Technology ("ICT") Development Index, placing above countries like


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