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When is a privacy policy not enough? (ACCC v Google LLC (No 2))

When is a privacy policy not enough? (ACCC v Google LLC (No 2))

In a recent case a Federal Court judge found that the presentation of information to customers on a mobile phone screen was misleading in some circumstances.

10 May 2021

Privacy Commissioner hands down first representative award compensating non-economic loss for interference with privacy

On 11 January 2021 the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner (the Commissioner) made a determination 'WP' and Secretary to the Department of Home Affairs (Privacy) [2021] AICmr...

03 February 2021

Thoughtless comments and far-reaching consequences: the ‘sad reality’ of social media defamation

Is it a good idea to sue for defamation if there is a post on social media that you do not like? A recent legal action is...

14 December 2020

Not so happy camper: reputational damage to brands online

In this article, we unpack the Bruder Case and the types of claims businesses may have against customers who publish disparaging content online.

13 November 2020

Government commences broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws

On 30 October 2020 the Australian Government commenced a broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws by releasing an Issues Paper seeking feedback on possible privacy law reforms. ...

04 November 2020

One step closer: draft designation instrument released for Consumer Data Right in energy

The Consumer Data Right’s (CDR) implementation in the energy sector is one step closer to becoming a reality. In this alert, we describe the transformations the energy...

15 May 2020

Consumer Data Right In Energy - Are You Ready?

The CDR is coming to the energy industry and it has the power to fundamentally change the way the energy industry manages and controls consumer data.

06 September 2019

Political Donations: To disclose or not to disclose

Reporting deadlines are approaching for the disclosure of federal political donations. Do you have a clear idea of what spending is reportable?

13 August 2019

Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018
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Open data reform – Implications for Australia’s tech sector

How will the Australian Government and the technology sector create the optimum policy framework to facilitate open data sharing without destroying existing economic value?

15 March 2017

China’s e-commerce regulatory tsunami continues: New advertising and food safety regulations

China clarifies its regulatory stance on online advertising practices and the online sale of food products, continuing a trend towards greater regulation of e-commerce.

29 July 2016
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Australia's cybersecurity strategy: the impact on business

The five themes of action in the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy and how they will impact on business.

09 May 2016
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