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YouTuber Jordan Shanks brings truth defence in defamation case by NSW deputy premier
Defamation 2021-07-08 6:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has filed his defence to NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s defamation lawsuit, claiming imputations from one of his videos that the […]

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Instagoods takes trade mark fight with Instagram to Federal Court
Intellectual Property 2021-07-08 3:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Retail tech and dating start-up Instagoods has appealed a successful challenge of its Instadate trade mark registration by social media giant Instagram. The appeal to […]

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Facebook says ACCC’s data collection allegations ‘overstated’
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-07-06 11:52 am By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has accused the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of overstating the amount of data it collected on users through its discontinued Onavo Protect mobile […]

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‘Cynical and cranky’ tweeter not a journalist, judge rules in defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-06 5:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A self-described “citizen journalist” who publishes “cynical and cranky” opinions about the Australian Stock Exchange on the Twitter account Stockswami cannot claim journalist privilege to […]

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Lawyer to seek ‘no adverse costs’ order in cartel class action against Facebook, Google
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-06-18 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The self-represented lawyer behind a $1 billion class action against Facebook and Google over a cryptocurrency ad ban has said he will bring the first […]

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Peter Dutton’s defamation suit over ‘rape apologist’ tweet ripe for settlement, judge says
Defamation 2021-06-16 9:28 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal politician Peter Dutton has been ordered into mediation in his defamation case against a refugee activist over a tweet calling the defence minister a […]

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Tweet labelling Peter Dutton a ‘rape apologist’ was fair comment, says refugee activist
Defamation 2021-06-02 10:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A refugee activist has hit back at a defamation lawsuit brought by Peter Dutton over a tweet calling the defence minister a “rape apologist”, saying […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks says NSW Deputy Premier threatened to sue for defamation
Defamation 2021-05-04 4:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro is allegedly threatening to sue YouTuber Jordan Shanks for defamation over videos which allegedly implied he acted corruptly and engaged […]

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Refugee activist sued by Peter Dutton says his ‘rape apologist’ tweet was honest opinion
Defamation 2021-04-27 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Defence minister Peter Dutton has brought defamation proceedings against a refugee activist who labelled Dutton a “rape apologist” on Twitter, but the activist says he […]

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HWL Ebsworth advice to Quay Eyewear protected by privilege, judge rules
Employment 2021-04-09 3:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A director of sunglasses company Quay Eyewear has lost her bid to access HWL Ebsworth’s advice to the company given during legal proceedings which accused […]

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