Displaying items by tag: High Court

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange will submit an application on Thursday [23 December], seeking leave to appeal to the UK Supreme Court to annul the High Court decision on his extradition to the US.

Published in Strategy

New Zealand regulator The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings at the High Court in Auckland against Callplus Services Limited, Orcon Limited and Switch Utilities Limited – all subsidiaries of the Australian fibre and network solution provider Vocus Group - over allegations of failing to adequately disclose early termination fees of between $130 and $250 when entering uninvited direct sale agreements with consumers for broadband and power services between 17 June 2014 and 20 June 2020.  

Published in Broadband

The Federal Government will put in place new rules to force technology companies to identify anonymous online trolls, or be exposed to the risk of defamation payouts.

Published in Technology Regulation

A hearing on an US appeal to strike down a court decision and allow the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be held on 27 and 28 October at the High Court in London, according to a message from the Don't Extradite Assange campaign.

Published in Strategy

Media organisations in Australia, who are not awash in the green stuff, will have to fork out a goodly amount to hire moderators for their Facebook and other social media accounts - or face the likely prospect of paying damages for defamation or libel.

Published in Open Sauce

The Australian High Court has ruled that owners of Facebook pages are responsible for any comments posted by third parties in response to content that has been placed by the owner.

Published in Government Tech Policy

New Zealand regulator and competition enforcement agency The Commerce Commission has filed proceedings at the High Court in Christchurch seeking declarations that consumer loan provider Moola engaged in cartel conduct relating to online advertising on Google Ads.

Published in Technology Regulation

A court battle to decide who was the inventor of bitcoin has been given the go-ahead by the London High Court, a Reuters report says.

Published in Market

New Zealand electricity company Aurora Energy has been hit with a High Court order to pay almost $5 million for contravening its network quality standards through an excessive level of power outages in the 2016 to 2019 years.

Published in Energy

New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, The Commerce Commission, has started High Court action seeking a declaration that mobile trader Home Direct consumer contracts contained unfair terms relating to its voucher entitlement scheme.

Published in Technology Regulation

A bid by US-based Valve Corporation to obtain special leave to appeal against a Federal Court decision imposing a $3 million penalty on it for violating Australian Consumer Law has been thrown out by the High Court.

Published in Games
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 21:43

Court temporaily halts Vodafone NZ-Sky TV merger

New Zealand’s High Court has temporarily halted the proposed merger of Vodafone New Zealand and satellite pay TV operator Sky TV, ordering a short-term stay to the deal in the event the New Zealand Commerce Commission gives its clearance to the merger on Thursday morning.

Online training and e-learning platform provider Velpic has partnered with national law firm, Mills Oakley, to launch a new training and management system designed specifically for schools.

Published in Education
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 21:42

ACCC wins appeal over Flight Centre price-fixing bid

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has won a High Court appeal over Flight Centre's bid to induce three international airlines to enter price-fixing arrangements between 2005 and 2009 over air fares offered online by the airlines that were cheaper than those offered by Flight Centre.

Published in Market
Monday, 19 September 2016 10:56

Indian judge rules copyright is not a divine right

The high court in Delhi, India, has allowed an university to copy textbooks by major publishers because it says "copyright is not a divine right".

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is considering what sanctions it should apply to Sydney radio station Today FM for its airing of a prank call by two of its presenters made in 2012 to the British hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was being treated during her first pregnancy.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 13 December 2013 06:53

High Court reinstates $2 million TPG penalty

The High Court has allowed an appeal by the ACCC over TPG’s misleading ‘Unlimited ADSL2+’ advertisements. TPG must pay the $2 million fine.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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Sunday, 09 September 2012 18:05

High Court says Optus can’t rescreen footy

Optus has been denied leave in the High Court of Australia to appeal against a Federal Court decision which said its rebroadcasting of live sports through is TV Now service was illegal.

Published in Technology Regulation

Optus has just announced it will take its TV Now case to Australia’s High Court, as the company seeks to have its television recording service declared legal once and for all.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 06 December 2011 14:00

Assange granted technical leave to appeal

Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange has been granted the right of appeal to the Supreme Court of the UK against his impending extradition to Sweden. Of the two grounds cited in the request for leave to appeal, one was accepted for further consideration, the other rejected.

Published in People Moves
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