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OAIC and ACMA find Telstra breached privacy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 31 2014

Telstra has been found to have breached the National Privacy Principles (now replaced by the Australian Privacy Principles) in relation to the


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


New EU Syria sanctions come into force
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Syria
  • January 24 2012

The EU has implemented new sanctions against Syria, as set out in Regulation 362012 repealing and replacing the existing sanctions regime


Supreme Court nullifies fine imposed by the Spanish DPA on a telecommunications company
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Spain
  • March 28 2012

The Spanish Data Protection Authority (Spanish DPA) imposed a 300,000 fine on a telecommunications company for an allegedly very serious infringement of the data quality principle, which prohibits the collection of data by fraudulent, unfair or illicit means


Security breach notification rules implemented in Spain
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Spain
  • December 6 2012

Royal Decree-Law 132012, which incorporates the new European regulatory framework on electronic communications contained in Directive 2009136EC (Citizens' Rights) and Directive 2009140EC (Better Regulation), came into effect on 1 April 2012


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


Australian privacy regulator finalises investigation into mailing list error
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2011

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released the findings of its investigation into a mailing list error by Australia's largest telecommunications company, Telstra, which resulted in approximately 60,300 Telstra customers' personal information being sent to other customers


Authorities underline need for immediate implementation of digital agenda
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil
  • December 14 2011

Mexican authorities have called for the immediate implementation of a national digital agenda to boost social and economic development and competitiveness in the country, local IT association Canieti said in a statement


Lower house approves telecoms expense control bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Mexico
  • November 25 2011

Mexico's lower house has approved a bill that requires fixed and mobile telecommunications concessionaires to allow users to make free calls to find out how much they have spent, local press reported


New internet content decree
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Vietnam
  • August 1 2013

The Government of Vietnam recently adopted Decree No. 722013ND-CP (the "Decree") regulating the management, supply and use of Internet services and