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Australian Productivity Commission proposes to cut red tape in infrastructure services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2010

The Australian Productivity Commission's latest report identifies ways in which to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in various sectors such as in information, media and telecommunications


Old wine, new tablet: new Apple iPad raises many legal issues
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

Apple probably could not have satisfied all the wild and hopeful imaginings of everyone who weighed in on what its new iPad device would look like, and what its functionality would be


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


Court: no private class actions under TCPA
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

A New Jersey appellate court recently ruled that a plaintiff could not bring a class action suit when pursuing a private cause of action under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act


FCC ups the ante on "junk-fax" fines for repeat offenders
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2011

A proposed $315,000 fine against The Street Map Company for unsolicited fax advertisements suggests the Federal Communications Commission is losing its patience - to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars in extra fines - with companies that repeatedly send "junk faxes" even after the agency has cited them, and gone so far as to propose fines, for such conduct


Hacking, interceptions and corruption - news all over the world
  • Simpson Grierson
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • August 29 2011

The recent controversy and fallout relating to alleged practices of phone hacking and paying police officers for information at UK tabloid newspaper the News of the World has been headline news the world over


FTC settles first suit over mobile apps
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

In its first case involving mobile apps, the Federal Trade Commission settled with a mobile app developer and owner over charges that they violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting information from children under the age of 13 without their parents’ prior consent


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


Fines imposed for unwanted marketing calls and messages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2011

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced that the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) will have new powers to serve monetary penalties of up to £50,000 for serious incidents where businesses and organisations make unwanted marketing phone calls or send unwanted marketing e-mails to consumers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

On January 19, 2011, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in FCC v. AT&T, which arises out of AT&T’s claim that the FCC could withhold documents otherwise responsive to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the ground that AT&T qualifies for FOIA’s “personal privacy” exemption