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WIN v Nine Network Australia - Putting the 'broad' in 'broadcasting'
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 13 2016

Technology convergence has created a diverse and dynamic media market in which traditional broadcasters are competing with online service providers


Australia - When the consumer watchdog bites: The Community Network ordered to pay penalties of $230,000 for unconscionable, misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd, trading as The Community Network (TCN), to pay penalties


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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