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Google, Facebook have ‘ability and incentive’ to abuse market power, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection December 10, 2018 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Google and Facebook should be regulated given the potential they have to wield their monopoly powers in ways that would harm consumers, the ACCC said […]

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Judge tosses Penthouse publisher’s case over Milo Yiannopoulos, Nigel Farage tour fees
Media December 10, 2018 6:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Penthouse publisher Damien Costas has lost a dispute related to fees he allegedly owes a famed publicist for the book tours of far-right provocateur Milo […]

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Labor MP Emma Husar files defamation suit against Buzzfeed
Defamation December 7, 2018 11:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Labor MP Emma Husar is suing publisher Buzzfeed for defamation over an article and two social media posts that claimed she exposed herself to an […]

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ASIC blasted for ‘vague’ case against Tennis Australia duo
Corporate November 30, 2018 3:19 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has told the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to produce more detailed allegations against former Tennis Australia directors Harold Mitchell and Stephen Healy […]

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Ex-RFG head hits Fairfax with defamation lawsuit
Defamation November 30, 2018 9:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax is facing a defamation lawsuit from the former head of franchise giant Retail Food Group, who alleges a series of articles in the Sydney […]

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Bravo can’t trade mark ‘Just Desserts’ for Top Chef spinoff
Intellectual Property November 27, 2018 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

US television giant Bravo can’t trade mark the phrase “Just Desserts” in Australia for its Top Chef reality cooking show spinoff, a sweet victory for […]

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Mark Latham faces $100,000 bill after settling defamation case
Defamation November 26, 2018 9:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former MP Mark Latham has agreed to settle a defamation case brought against him by the political editor of pop culture site Junkee, and he […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuser fears for safety in defamation trial
Defamation November 22, 2018 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A key prospective witness in the Ben Roberts-Smith defamation case who has accused the war hero of domestic violence has described “genuine fears” for her […]

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High Court declines Rebel Wilson appeal in defamation case
Defamation November 16, 2018 4:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Rebel Wilson has lost a bid to have the High Court reconsider an appeals court’s decision to slash her record $4.75 million award in a […]

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Network 10 to ‘fiercely defend’ Boss trade mark case by Fairfax
Intellectual Property November 15, 2018 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network 10 told a court Thursday it would “fiercely defend” a trade mark case brought by Fairfax Media over 10’s recent rebrand and its newly […]

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