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Dallas Buyers Club the downloaders strike back
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • August 24 2015

On 14 August the Federal Court gave the best indication yet of what compensation copyright owners might expect to receive, and illegal downloaders


Telecommunications regulatory update - July 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Government has released research into the extent of online copyright infringement in Australia and why people choose to consume content illegally


Pirates beware! Court grants access to the personal information of account holders
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 7 2015

On 7 April 2015 Justice Perram of the Federal Court of Australia, ordered 6 Australian Internet Service Providers (ISP's) (the Respondents) to


ACCC v Chopra: penalty submissions in the aftermath of CFMEU and Barbaro
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

On 29 May 2015, Justice Middleton delivered his decision in ACCC v Dhruv Chopra (Chopra). The ACCC had alleged that Mr Chopra, an online retailer of


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


In-game currencies: in the line of fire?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • August 19 2014

There has been a stratospheric rise in online and app-based social gaming due to the ubiquity of internet and smartphone use. As these games grow in


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


Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social


Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results


Think before you link - defamation and hyperlinking
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2014

Although hyperlinks are a useful tool by which online publishers can generate exposure of their own material, they may also subject publishers to the