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Australia - new .au domain name space - have you protected your trading names and brands? 20 September deadline!

Australia - September 13 2022 There has been a significant change made recently in relation to Australian website and email address domain names. As of 24 March 2022, Australian…

The price of poor password protection: ASIC makes an example out of first cybersecurity lawsuit

Australia - May 17 2022 On 5 May 2022, the Federal Court handed down its judgment in Australian Securities and Investments Commission v RI Advice Group Pty Ltd [2022] FCA…

Robert Kerr, Donna Kwon, Donna Short

ACMA issues record $2.5 million penalty to an Australian business for Spam Act breaches and requires business to issue refunds of approximately $1.2 million

Australia - March 21 2022 Earlier this year, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) issued a record penalty of $2.5 million to Sportsbet for breaches of…

Jamie Nettleton

Online Safety Act 2021 - application to global online business.

Australia - March 14 2022 The Online Safety Act 2021 (Cth) (Act) was passed on 23 June 2021 and came into effect on 23 January 2022…

Brodie Campbell, Tara Koh, Jamie Nettleton

Spam Act breaches cost Sportsbet approximately $3.7 million

Australia - February 16 2022 Sportsbet has paid the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) a record penalty of $2.5…

Brodie Campbell, Jamie Nettleton