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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals July 16, 2019 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Geoffrey Rush briefs new top silk to fight Nationwide defamation appeal
Defamation July 15, 2019 11:28 am By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush is pulling out all the stops in his bid to uphold his record $2.9 million defamation judgment against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide […]

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Celeb-backed rival sports news sites settle IP dispute
Intellectual Property July 11, 2019 10:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A US sports news website founded by former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter featuring content by athletes has agreed to settle an IP lawsuit brought against […]

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TV gardener Don Burke escapes defamation suit over A Current Affair interview
Defamation June 28, 2019 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Celebrity gardener Don Burke has prevailed in a defamation action brought by one of his accusers, journalist Wendy Dent, over comments he made during a […]

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Media giants liable for Facebook comments, judge rules in detainee’s defamation suit
Defamation June 24, 2019 10:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Media companies facing defamation suits by a former youth centre detainee are liable for third-party comments posted on their Facebook pages, a judge has ruled […]

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ABC, News Corp launch legal challenges to quash AFP raid warrants
Media June 24, 2019 11:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC and News Corp are bringing legal action to challenge warrants authorising controversial raids by Australian Federal Police on the headquarters of the public […]

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Cosmetic surgeon can fix ‘tainted’ pleadings in ABC copyright case
Intellectual Property June 18, 2019 8:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney-based plastic surgeon has been given another chance to fix “fundamental problems” in his copyright case against the ABC for using pictures of him […]

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Lottoland sues ACMA after jackpot betting services ruled unlawful
Media June 7, 2019 9:31 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lottoland has commenced proceedings against the Australian Communications and Media Authority, after the watchdog found that the lottery website’s jackpot betting services, including US Millions […]

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ISPs ordered to block sites that ‘rip’ audio from YouTube music videos
Intellectual Property May 28, 2019 3:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has ordered Australia’s biggest internet service providers to block seven websites from “ripping” audio files from music videos on YouTube, in what the […]

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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation May 23, 2019 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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