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Displaying items by tag: legal action

Legal Aid Western Australia (WA) has selected software company OpenText Extended ECM platform to improve client service delivery through better information management and enhanced collaboration.

Published in Deals

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Citigroup Global Markets Australia, Deutsche Bank and six senior banking executives have all been committed to the Federal Court of Australia for trial on criminal cartel charges.

Published in Strategy

Facebook is trying to shift the responsibility to domain name registrars to take an active policing role, according to a Brisbane-based intellectual property and domain name lawyer Sandy Zhang, commenting on Facebook’s lawsuit against an American name registrar Namecheap and its proxy service Whoisguard.

Published in Strategy

Chinese telcom giant Huawei Technologies is suing US telco Verizon for patent infringement after previously failing to get an agreement through negotiations on license terms over a “significant period of time".

Foxtel has chosen not to take legal action against two men who illegally streamed the Danny Green v Anthony Mundine fight live on Facebook on 3 February, choosing instead to give them a rap over the knuckles and force publication of a formal apology.

Published in Strategy

Telstra’s deal to sell down the majority of its stake in China online auto sales company Autohome to Chinese insurer Ping An for $2.1 billion is under a cloud, with a court action against the telco in the Cayman Island tax haven taken by some minority shareholders of Autohome.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started an action in the Federal Court against a group of companies over alleged unconscionable conduct in the supply of telecommunications services and undue harassment, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 17:24

Chopra copsa big fine after ACCC accction

An online trader has been fined, restrained and ordered to pay costs after the ACCC won a case against him in the Federal Court.

Published in Resellers

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

Here we go again. On top of the long running legal battle between Samsung and Apple over iPhone designs, now Microsoft is suing the Korean giant.

Published in Market
Thursday, 16 January 2014 15:50

Apple to refund $36.5 million to cheated parents

Apple has suffered a massive legal defeat in the US, being forced to refund US$32.5 million ($36.5 million) to American parents whose children racked up huge bills from in-app purchases.

Published in Mobility
Monday, 06 January 2014 02:10

Blackberry to Typo: ‘Hands off our keyboard’

The Canadian mobile maker Blackberry is suing iPhone accessory maker, Typo, claiming the newly launched startup has copied the “distinctive design” of the keyboard found on many of its mobile phone handsets. Typo has said it will 'vigorously defend' the charges.

Published in Market
Monday, 06 January 2014 01:12

Facebook says user lawsuit has ‘no merit’

Facebook looks to be heading for the courts as users have launched a class-action lawsuit alleging the social network extracts information from private messages to use for itsw own purposes. Facebook says it will defend the allegations and that they have “no merit.”

Published in Market
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 13:19

Telstra takes NBN Co to court

NBN Co says its CPI-linked payments to Telstra should be indexed from the start of this year. Telstra says they should be indexed from last year.

Published in Deals
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Monday, 22 April 2013 13:35

ACCC takes on another Aussie ISP

Federal watchdog ACCC is taking ISP Netspeed to the Federal Court over alleged breaches of consumer law.

Published in Technology Regulation

So says the latest world-wide survey by Unisys that takes a bi-annual look at the security attitudes of people around the world.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!
Thursday, 20 May 2010 12:12

Microsoft files 'click laundering' lawsuit

A new variant of click fraud has been identified by Microsoft, and the company has filed two lawsuits alleging fraudulent activity.

Published in Strategy

According to court papers, Apple officials told police that the publication of photos of a 'lost' next-generation iPhone was "immensely damaging" to the company. Was that the whole truth and nothing but the truth?

Published in Core Dump
Thursday, 06 May 2010 16:43

IBM appeals Fair Work decision

Global computing giant IBM has filed a notice of appeal against a decision handed down by the Fair Work Commission that obliged it to start good faith negotiations with the Australian Services Union.

Published in Strategy




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