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Telcos put on notice regarding mobile and wireless advertising
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 15 2009

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued an information paper containing an "industry checklist" for companies advertising mobile and wireless internet services


Film giants lose illegal downloads appeal in Australian courts
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 24 2011

Film industry giants have lost an Australian Federal Court appeal in a legal battle against internet service provider (ISP) iiNet over illegal downloads


Airline company to overhaul its e-mail marketing in response to alleged contraventions of the Australian SPAM Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 18 2011

The Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has accepted an enforceable undertaking from an airline company following an investigation into complaints alleging that the company continued to send commercial e-mails despite recipients' multiple attempts to unsubscribe from its mailing list


Australian regulator issues two formal warnings for non-compliance with the Spam Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 4 2011

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced that SNX Pty Ltd trading as Premier Auto Wholesale and Home Loan Selection Services have been given formal warnings for sending marketing messages without consent, in contravention of the Australia Spam Act 2003


Reviewed privacy guidelines for Australian broadcasters
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 10 2011

Consent for children and other vulnerable people is clarified in the privacy guidelines for broadcasters released for comment by the Australian Communications and Media Authority


Australian HRcompany warned over Spam Act breaches
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 17 2011

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has announced that human resources company, Astute Corporation Pty Ltd (trading as Astute People Solutions), has been given a formal warning for sending marketing e-mails without consent, in contravention of the Spam Act 2003


Discussion paper released for review of Australian Interactive Gambling Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 17 2011

Senator Stephen Conroy released a discussion paper for the review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001, and called for the public to contribute


Independent inquiry into the Australian media announced
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 3 2012

The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy has announced an independent inquiry into the Australian media


Australian regulator publishes "broken concepts" convergence paper
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 3 2011

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published a new discussion paper on the issue of old concepts and new technology, and an occasional paper on the approach of a number of overseas jurisdictions to a converged legislative framework for media and communications


Mobile premium service providers penalised AUS$375,000
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 6 2011

The Federal Court in Sydney has imposed penalties totalling AUS$375,000 against two Australian companies, Global One Mobile Entertainment Ltd and 6G Pty Ltd for false and misleading advertisements for mobile premium services