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Judge rejects government’s attempt to limit liability in Murray Darling class action
Class Actions 2021-04-13 3:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found the Commonwealth and Murray Darling Basin Authority are not “public authorities”, striking out large portions of their defence in a class […]

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GetSwift wins appeal bid to disqualify judge from class action
Appeals 2021-03-05 10:38 am By Spencer Fowler Steen

GetSwift has triumphed in its bid to disqualify a judge who refused to recuse himself from hearing a shareholder class action against the logistics software […]

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GetSwift slammed for ‘unfair attack’ on judge hearing class action, ASIC case
Class Actions 2021-02-15 7:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

GetSwift has been criticised for its “quite unfair attack” on a Federal Court judge who refused to disqualify himself from hearing a shareholder class action […]

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Google execs held ‘Oh shit’ meeting after report on location data disclosures, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-14 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A media report about Google’s location data privacy disclosures that set off investigations by consumer regulators in Australia and the US triggered crisis talks by […]

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Facebook tries again to dodge privacy lawsuit in Australia
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-29 1:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facebook will press on with its argument that it can’t be sued in Australia by the country’s privacy commissioner for its alleged disclosure of users’ […]

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Facebook claims it can’t be sued by Aussie privacy watchdog
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-06-26 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has argued that it does not carry on business in Australia despite users in Australia accessing its website, calling for the dismissal of action […]

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Facebook can’t escape privacy action with jurisdiction argument
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2020-09-14 2:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook’s argument that it can’t be sued by the privacy commissioner in Australia has fallen flat, with a judge rejecting the social media giant’s application […]

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Google slams ACCC’s ‘artificial and incorrect’ case over location data disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-16 8:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google has come out in defence of its privacy disclosures to Android mobile users in the face of landmark legal action by the ACCC, saying […]

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Google blasts ACCC’s ‘cherry-picked’ suit over data collection disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-14 1:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has slammed landmark regulatory action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the collection and use of location data on Android devices […]

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Lottoland hits the jackpot in ACMA betting challenge
Media 2019-08-19 5:40 pm By Amelia Birnie

The CEO of Lottoland says the company has “finally been vindicated” by a court ruling that overturned a decision by the Australian Communications and Media […]

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