The Australian Communications Media Authority sent a warning to internet service provider SpinTel after it incorrectly used the term ‘unlimited’ in its advertisements.

Broadcasters and other professional content providers should address the expectations of today’s audiences and update their codes of practice and develop new rules—no matter how they consume content, declares a new position paper published by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Although there is a slight rise in the overall complaint ratio compared to the previous quarter, it is still 30% lower than the result for the same quarter last year, according to the Complaints in Context report for January – March 2022 quarter released by Communications Alliance.

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to manufacturer of consumer televisions Panasonic that it believes the company "likely engaged" in resale price maintenance (RPM), which is illegal.

Samsung Electronics Australia has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $14 million in penalties after it admitted misleading consumers about the suitability of various Samsung Galaxy phones to be submerged in pool or sea water.

Symbio Networks and Symbio Wholesale, subsidiary of Symbio Group, has been formally warned by the ACMA for failing to investigate suspected scam calls.

The competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has raised concerns about the property conveyancing sector which is in a transitional period as it moves to electronic conveyancing and digitalisation, outlining “significant preliminary competition concerns” with Dye & Durham’s (D&D) proposed acquisition of Link Administration Holdings (ASX:LNK) in a statement of issues published today.

Germany's competition body has launched proceedings to investigate Apple's rules on tracking third-party apps, casting doubts whether it gives the US tech giant preferential treatment or hinder other companies, according to reports.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority and New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs have signed a memorandum to combat unlawful spam and scams in their respective countries.




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