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Should TikTok be Banned in Australia? Federal Parliamentary Inquiry launches over Chinese Data Security Fears

At the same time as the popularity of mobile app TikTok rises exponentially, countries around the world have raised data and security concerns....

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Watch your wall: Businesses liable for defamatory Facebook comments – NSW Court of Appeal confirms

On 1 June 2020, the NSW Court of Appeal controversially upheld the Supreme Court’s decision that media companies with Facebook pages could be...

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COVID-19+ The COVIDSafe App & your Privacy: Is it safe to download?

As that famous virus continues to dominate world affairs, governments and tech companies worldwide are turning to mobile technology to help track...

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COVID-19+ ‘Stay at Home’ laws set to profoundly impact commercial offices

New laws mean that people in New South Wales must not leave their homes without ‘reasonable excuse’.  A reasonable excuse is not...

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Neobanks: Can They Challenge the Big 4?

‘Neobanks’, also known as ‘digital banks’ and ‘challenger banks’, are terms which synonymously refer to the next...

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Disruptive Skies: 10 Things You Need to Know about Australian Drone Law

With drones’ increasing popularity, concerns have been raised regarding their potential to invade privacy and cause safety risks. Whilst...

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Handle with care: owner drivers get new protections

Amendments to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act create new protections for gig economy workers transporting...

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Your freelancer has arrived: Australian Uber drivers held not employees

In much-publicised proceedings, the Fair Work Ombudsman has found that Uber drivers are independent...

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Watch your wall: Businesses liable for defamatory Facebook comments

A decision in the Supreme Court of New South Wales has paved the way for businesses to be held responsible for publishing defamatory comments by...

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The rise of the gig economy and DDIs: a tough gig for lawmakers globally

With the gig economy and DDIs here to stay, legal systems scramble to address these new...

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Regulating the gig economy and DDIs: snapshot studies of Uber and Airbnb

We take a look at the how lawmakers in Sydney and New York are regulating DDIs like Uber and...

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AR and the trailing footsteps of Australian privacy law

We look at how regulators might try and keep up with developments in...

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Are e-signatures valid under Australian Law?

A great strength for modern businesses is being able to negotiate and strike deals quickly and efficiently over the internet. Once they’re...

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Half a million Facebook users reject new data use policy (but not enough)

Was this all a storm in a virtual teacup or was the 30% voter threshold always an impossible...

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