Articles matching Telecommunications


Cyberstalking and the law

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Assault & Battery, IT, Telecommunications

The technological advances in the past two decades has dramatically changed the way people communicate with one another and when we throw smartphones and...

‘Sexting’ and Australian law

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Sexual Offences, Children, IT, Telecommunications

If we took a moment to think about it, most of us are carrying computers in our pockets and it’s amazing to actually reflect on the impact that technology...

Public Urination Laws and How Cutting off the Internet Can Spell Big Trouble in Australia

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Telecommunications

There have been two unusual stories that have made the rounds in the news this week. What are the stories? Well, another football player is in trouble...

Internet Trolls can be Prosecuted Under Australian Law

Filed under: IT, Telecommunications

The perceived anonymity of the internet makes some users behave in a manner they normally wouldn’t in person, which may be a mistake because an individual’s...

'Sexting' and the Law in Australia

Filed under: Sexual Offences, IT, Telecommunications

The proliferation of mobile devices with the ability to send pictures and video quickly has led to the potential that many teenagers can find themselves...

Social Media and Defamation

Filed under: IT, Telecommunications

The world of Facebook and Twitter is a wonder to behold, but many Australians mistake the perceived anonymity and immediateness of social media as a green...

Pirates Beware!

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media Law

While, for some time only a USA phenomenon, legal action concerning music and video piracy is beginning to take its place within the Australian courts,...

Cybercrime

Filed under: Court Appearances, IT, Telecommunications, Privacy & Surveillance, Witnesses and Victims

“Cybercrime” (or, more accurately, crime involving computers and a network) has received a lot of public attention recently.

Penalties and Declaratory Relief under the Spam Act 2003 (Cth)

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Telecommunications

Earlier this year, the Federal Court held in Australian Communications and Media Authority v Clarity1 Pty Ltd [2006] FCA 410 that Clarity1 and its Managing...

Award winning web sites

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Telecommunications, Marketing & Advertising

FindLaw announced the start of the 2006 FindLaw Web Site Awards last month. So what makes up an award winning legal web site? I thought it an opportune...

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