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Australia: update: Dallas Buyers Club letter revealed is it still speculative invoicing?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

In the latest update of the Dallas Buyers Club case the proposed letters to be sent to pirates have now been made public. It was previously ordered


Search engine optimisation
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Search engine optimisation (or "SEO") is a method of increasing the likelihood that a webpage or website will appear higher on a list of a search


Parody accounts on Facebook and Instagram: a no-go zone?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 22 2013

Our latest posts on the Adam Gilchrist parody Twitter account saga (see here and here) have generated such interest that we thought we'd do a little


Online defamation: a warning to anonymous posters
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • June 2 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia has sent a stark warning to online posters who make defamatory comments under the guise of a fake


Third time unlucky for Linfox: Facebook dismissal still unfair
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 12 2014

The Federal Court has dismissed an application for judicial review of an October 2012 decision of a Full Bench of Fair Work Australia (FWA) (as it


Social media: private life and work life collides again
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 9 2013

The debate about employees' freedom of speech on social media made headlines last month when the Federal Circuit Court refused to make orders to


Woe betide the downloader: film studio to get Australian pirates' IP addresses
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 10 2015

ISPs will be ordered to divulge the names and physical addresses of customers whose ISP addresses were used to download the film Dallas Buyers Club


Australian Privacy Commissioner weighs in on proposed changes to Facebook terms
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • October 4 2013

Previously, we posted about Facebook's changes to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities (SRR), as a result of a $20


Politicians and defamation a costly “tweet” and an even more costly “revenge"
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

Two recent defamation actions brought by prominent politicians have highlighted the perils of Twitter and other forms of social media for defamation


Dismissal after inappropriate Facebook posts held to be unfair
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 30 2012

The recent decision in Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Stutsel 2012 FWAFB 7079 reinforces how important it is for employers to have sound social media policies