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Australian Court: Google Liable as Secondary Publisher in Internet Defamation Case
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Australia
  • December 29 2015

Last week, Justice Malcom Blue of the Supreme Court of South Australia ordered Google to pay $100,000 (AUD) in damages (plus interest) in a landmark


ACCC steam cleans Electrodry
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The ACCC has been successful in another action over the publishing of false testimonials online. On 18 December 2015, the franchisor of the


The end for the Dallas Buyers Club Dispute and Speculative Invoicing? Or is it Just the Beginning
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • December 18 2015

On 16 December 2015, another chapter (and perhaps the final chapter) closed in the long running dispute between the rights holder of the film Dallas


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


Taking down a take-down notice when the allegedly infringing YouTube video was posted by a Harvard Law Professor
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 7 2014

Professor Lawrence Lessig is a well-known Professor at Harvard Law School and a copyright reform activist. He is a founding board member of Creative


Dallas Buyers Club the downloaders strike back
  • Shelston IP Pty Ltd
  • 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


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


Heartache and sour grapes on the internet: a lesson in case management
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 12 2013

It’s an old saying, but it rings true, especially when social media is your platform of choice for voicing some less than complementary opinions. The


Troll hunting: privacy law takes aim
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 15 2013

Trolling, or the posting of inflammatory and offensive comments on the internet, has in extreme cases been linked with emotional distress and


Disney’s “frozen” in copyright dispute filmmaker can’t let it go
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 28 2015

A snowman loses his carrot nose, and it slides out to the middle of a frozen pond; the snowman is on one side of the pond and an animal who covets