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Melbourne brothel wants order compelling Google to release info on anonymous reviewers
Defamation 2020-03-09 2:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has been hit with a third preliminary discovery lawsuit seeking the identity of online reviewers, this time by a Melbourne brothel and escort service […]

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Gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson wants court order forcing Google to cough up reviewer’s ID
Defamation 2020-02-19 8:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Prominent criminal barrister Zarah Garde-Wilson has asked a court for an order compelling search engine giant Google to hand over information identifying a contributor who […]

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Google may face class action over anonymous reviews
Class Actions 2020-02-17 5:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

Search giant Google may face a class action by disgruntled business owners seeking compensation for loss and damage they claim has been caused by anonymous […]

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Lawyer wins $750,000 in defamation case over negative Google reviews
Defamation 2020-02-07 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Adelaide lawyer has been awarded $750,000 in damages after suing a woman who gave him bad reviews on Google that sent 80 per cent […]

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Facebook, Instagram to be barred from locking out users of Aussie social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-01-29 2:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge is expected to issue a temporary injunction Thursday barring Facebook and Instagram from blocking users who are customers of a Melbourne-based social media […]

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‘Powerful and influential’ media cos. don’t need ACCC hand-holding, Facebook says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-09-16 8:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook has come out against some of the competition watchdog’s recommendations in its final digital inquiry report and warned against the risk of pandering to […]

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Facebook, Instagram were entitled to block Aussie startup’s access, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-08-26 3:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram have denied allegations they breached Australia’s competition law when they terminated the accounts of a Melbourne-based startup, saying they were entitled to […]

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Media giants liable for Facebook comments, judge rules in detainee’s defamation suit
Defamation 2019-06-24 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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Facebook, Instagram to fight misuse of market power case by social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-05-17 2:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram will defend against claims they misused their market power to block an Australian marketing startup from their platforms, saying the company – […]

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Aussie social media startup wins injunction against Facebook, Instagram in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-04-15 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Australian marketing company that allows clients to schedule socal media posts has won a temporary court injunction against Facebook and Instagram in a lawsuit […]

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