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Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") report on Emerging Trends in Media and Communications flags over-the-top communications services ("OTTs") as ripe for regulation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2014

On 21 November 2011, the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") released a report entitled Six Emerging Trends in Media and


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


Australia - High Court upholds ACMA's right to take administrative action against broadcaster
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

On 4 March 2015, the High Court of Australia handed down its judgment in Australian Communications and Media Authority v Today FM (Sydney) Pty Ltd


Australian regulator releases occasional paper on optimal conditions for self- and co- regulatory arrangements
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 31 2012

The Australian Communications and Media Association (ACMA) has released an Occasional Paper discussing optimal conditions for effective self- and co-regulatory arrangements in the media and communications industries


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


Australian regulator institutes proceedings against mobile premium service providers for alleged misleading, deceptive conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 3 2011

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Australian Federal Court against 6G Pty Ltd (6 G) and Global One Mobile Entertainment Ltd (Global One) for false or misleading representations made in relation to their television advertisements for mobile premium 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


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 Convergence Review Committee releases emerging issues paper
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 17 2011

The Convergence Review Committee has released an emerging issues paper as part of the next step in their review of Australian media and communications regulation


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