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Harnessing your data assets: opportunities and threats for Australian companies
Implementing best practice data governance will increasingly become a business imperative to ensure it is used ethically.
Australia
20 May 2019
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The right tools for the job? The merger control proposals in the ACCC Digital Platform Inquiry Preliminary Report
The Report proposes reforms to merger control law, to ensure close scrutiny of acquisitions by large digital platforms.
Australia
1 Mar 2019
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Back to the future: ACCC releases its Preliminary Digital Platforms Inquiry Report
The broad scope of the Inquiry terms of reference ensured that it had implications beyond competition and consumer laws.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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How to use multi-factor authentication to combat cyber-crime
Multi-factor authentication (two-step verification) is an effective way of dealing with the problem of stolen passwords.
Australia
19 Feb 2018
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Heroic or just plain risky? The Twitter approach to the proceedings backfires
This Twitter judgment is notable for any online platform or website which publishes confidential information.
Australia
16 Oct 2017
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How do the Information Privacy Principles apply during a social media misconduct investigation?
This decision clarified the application of the IPPs to an investigation of employee misconduct on her Facebook account.
Australia
14 Nov 2016
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6 key takeaways from ASIC's Review of IPO Marketing
ASIC's Review of IPO Marketing reported that some of the traditional promotional routes still have compliance gaps.
Australia
28 Sep 2016
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La Trobe University academic suspension again highlights social media perils for employees
La Trobe University suspended an academic over a private Facebook post in which she criticised the Australian flag.
Australia
10 Jun 2016
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Mcintyre v SBS - social media dismissal: FWC gives green light for unlawful termination claim
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) allowed an unlawful termination application brought by former sport reporter to proceed.
Australia
12 Nov 2015
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Is anywhere safe? Facebook privacy challenge highlights risks of transferring personal data overseas
Organisations worldwide should be aware of the risks of transferring personal information to any overseas jurisdiction.
Australia
15 Oct 2015
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Can an employee be sacked for tweeting political opinions?
Workplace codes of conduct or social media policies may restrict the exercise of free speech – even in out of work hours.
Australia
21 May 2015
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Maybe I should not have tweeted that! - social media misuse in the workplace
SBS dismissed soccer reporter after his posting, late on Anzac Day, of tweets that were offensive to the SBS audience.
Australia
8 May 2015
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Australia’s new cyber-bullying watchdog of social media sites
A new Act seeks to enhance online safety for children through the establishment of a Children's e-Safety Commissioner.
Australia
20 Apr 2015
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Eight steps to managing security breaches when storing data in the cloud
We offer eight tips to manage cross-jurisdictional risk and respond effectively in the event of a data security breach.
Australia
15 Apr 2015
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Google fined $1.32 million for breach of privacy: Implications for your privacy compliance program
The case highlights the tension between privacy rights of individuals and the realities of privacy in the digital era.
Australia
29 May 2014
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Social media: Private life and work life collide again
The divide between private and public life is unclear and is not likely to become clearer with more online technologies.
Australia
12 Sep 2013
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Avoid social media folly: Seafolly v Madden case study and our top tips for managing legal risk
What happens when a company vents their frustration about a competitor on Facebook? How does the law respond?
Australia
8 Apr 2013
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Brand owners beware: you are responsible for user posts on Facebook
Companies may have to radically rethink their social media marketing after decisions by the Advertising Standards Board.
Australia
 
12 Aug 2012
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Social Media Explosion Leaves Defamation Law at the Starting Gate
There are no uniform global defamation laws, so plaintiffs can use a forum most likely to favour their legal action.
Australia
18 Jul 2012
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