On 7 February 2007, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) released guidelines relating to its new enforcement powers introduced by the Communications Legislation Amendment (Enforcement Powers) Act 2006.
The Federal Court held that Optus did not infringe the copyright in broadcasts recorded on its cloud based service.
In the Asia pacific region, the data centre industry appears to be on the cusp of a significant growth phase.
Discusses legal risks associated with storing data overseas.
A summary of the progress of the NBN and some of the major issues.
Considers how ACCC is targeting advertising in telecommunications and is cracking down on any misleading media.
Effects of new PPS regime on financing and supply of goods and services to information technology businesses.
Discusses advances around the world in the legal field of intellectual property and technology.
Across the globe organisations are contending with the latest technology panacea – cloud computing.
On Wednesday 23 March, Senator Stephen Conroy, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, circulated some last minute amendments.
On 25 March 2011, four months to the day since their introduction into the House of Representatives, the National Broadband Network Companies Bill 2010 and Telecommunications Legislation Amendments (National Broadband Network Measures - Access Arrangements) Bill 2011 were passed by the Senate in amended forms.
In our NBN Update 3, we set out the then proposed framework for the NBN legislation. This legislation passed the Senate on 25th March and the lower house on 28th March, both after marathon extended sessions. We will focus in this update on the amendments that have been made to the bills since they were originally introduced.
Following Middletons' Document Retention forum held in Melbourne, Dudley Kneller, a partner in our Technology Group facilitates this round table discussion on records management. James Cook from Aconex, Garry Stephenson from Elementum and Rob Nedanovski from Iron Mountain focus on managing digital records within a corporate environment.
Held to be the biggest change to domain names since the emergence of the Internet in the late
80s, the introduction of new generic Top Level Domain Names (gTLDs) will enable
companies and organisations to apply for and operate their own personalised domain space.
Cloud computing services have been on offer for many years – most noticeably with free consumer services ranging from the launch of Hotmail to Gmail and social media sites like Facebook. But the scale and use of cloud computing – in particular as an enterprise or business solution – is being heralded as the next big thing in the IT industry.
The Australian Government has said that it will provide an update to the Privacy Act 1998 in early 2010.
The Productivity Commission's draft report on gambling has been released today, and its draft recommendations, if adopted, would dramatically transform the structure and dynamics of the racing and wagering industry, result in significant changes in the gaming industry's approach to harm minimisation and reintroduce online gaming into Australia.
'Cloud computing' is one of the current buzz phrases of the IT industry and the cost savings it promises is drawing increasing attention from IT managers in the current economic climate.
The credit crunch has been with us for a while now, and the lack of easy credit is starting to bite. Why is this relevant to TMT News? And how might this affect you as an acquirer of technology services?
We previously reported that the Australian Designs Office
(ADO) recently refused to register type fonts under the old
Australian Designs Act 1906 (June 2007 newsletter).