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Defamatory Tweets slam dunked: Brother of NBA star awarded $550,000 and injunction

Australia - September 30 2021 A recent Federal Court judgment demonstrates that the Twitterverse can be a very expensive choice for publishing seriously defamatory allegations…

Hilary Baker, Chloe Hogan.

Fake profiles beware: Google can be served with applications to expose the identity of internet trolls

Australia - September 30 2021 How do you commence defamation proceedings against someone who has attempted to conceal their identity by using a fake profile? The straightforward…

Adam Rose.

How to lose $450,000 in four posts: internet trolls beware!

Australia - September 16 2021 With an endless list of apps and websites at our fingertips, it has never been easier to share an opinion with the online world through posts…

Chloe Hogan, Nick Josey, Adam Rose.

ASIC's new regulatory guidance on breach reporting for AFS and credit licensees commences 1 October

Australia - September 10 2021 ASIC has now released its updated Regulatory Guide 78 - Breach reporting by AFS licensees and credit licensees (RG 78) and Information Sheet 259 -…

David Benson, Matthew Daley, David Gerber, Scott Grahame, Craig Hine, Steven Klimt, Ross McInnes, Jason Shailer, Jonathan Slater.

You're the publisher of public posts on your social media pages, says High Court - but don’t panic just yet

Australia - September 8 2021 If you allow the public to post on your social media pages, you are the publisher of what they say - including anything defamatory. That's the upshot…

Douglas Bishop, Kym Fraser.