Mondaq Asia Pacific: Information Technology and Telecoms
On 7 February 2007, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) released guidelines relating to its new enforcement powers introduced by the Communications Legislation Amendment (Enforcement Powers) Act 2006.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Federal Court held that Optus did not infringe the copyright in broadcasts recorded on its cloud based service.
DLA Piper Australia
In the Asia pacific region, the data centre industry appears to be on the cusp of a significant growth phase.
Marque Lawyers
Discusses legal risks associated with storing data overseas.
Ernst & Young
While the use of unlicensed software in China has fallen in recent years, and is expected to continue decreasing in the near future, the situation remains a focus in China.
King & Wood Mallesons
MIIT Opinion aims to halt unfair Telecoms competition within college or university campuses.
King & Wood Mallesons
With the recent development of the service outsourcing industry, an increasing number of financial institutions (including banks, securities companies, insurance companies and fund management companies) use financial service outsourcing to reduce costs, enhance core competitiveness, and accomplish strategic goals.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
On August 1, 2010, China's Ministry of Culture ("MOC") issued a comprehensive new regulation governing online games entitled the "Provisional Administrative Measures on Online Games" (the "Measures").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 28, 2009, the PRC General Administration of Press and Publication (“GAPP”), National Copyright Administration, and National Office of Combating Pornography and Illegal Publications jointly published the Notice Regarding the Consistent Implementation of the “Stipulations on ‘Three Provisions’” of the State Council and the Relevant Interpretations of the State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform and the Further Strengthening of the Administration of Pre-examination and Approval
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The People's Republic of China ("PRC") still lacks a comprehensive legal framework to regulate the use and disclosure of personal data.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The PRC Ministry of Information Industry (MII) promulgated new rules on July 13, 2006 which impose significant new requirements on foreign-invested internet and telecom service businesses and signal a policy shift toward greater scrutiny of companies operating in this area.
Technological barriers segregating fixed and mobile telecommunications services are fast disappearing. Emerging technologies such as Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) will soon enable users to enjoy high-speed voice/data connectivity using a single handset anyplace anytime.
On 6 January 2006, following an extensive public consultation process spanning over fifteen months, the Telecommunications Authority (TA) finalised the regulatory regime for VoIP services and created a new Services-Based Operator (SBO) Licence.
On 27 April 2005, the Hong Kong Government announced that it had brought criminal charges against a Hong Kong man for illegally sharing three files containing Hollywood movies on the Internet using BitTorrent technology. The man was arrested in January 2005 and subsequently released until the criminal charges were formally laid in April 2005.
A recent decision of the District Court of Hong Kong which interpreted a warranty clause relating to spam very narrowly has once again highlighted the fact that wide warranties in service contracts may not prove to be that useful.
Mayer Brown
The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department Commenced The Soft Launch Of An Online Registered Design Search On 16 February 2004
Mayer Brown
Despite growing competition from emerging markets around the world, India continues to be the number one destination for outsourcing services involving information technology and business processes (IT/BPO services).
Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP)
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