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‘Play nice’ outcome secured in ACCC misuse of market power prosecution

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has secured an important settlement in its action against Tasmanian Ports Corporation (TasPorts) in the Federal Court. In the first case since an ‘effects test’ was added to the ‘purpose test’ as a basis for establishing ‘misuse of market power’, TasPorts admitted that it had engaged in conduct.

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Beyond digital art - implementing NFTs to your business

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been around since at least 2014 but have yet to really come into their own. Digital artworks and virtual cat-breeding (see below) may attract clickbait headlines but represent slightly trivial use cases and are nowhere near what we can ultimately expect of NFT technology.

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New regulations on data protection in China

The Chinese government has announced new provisions clarifying the collection of personal information by mobile apps.

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Digital art – NFTs and intellectual property

The recent explosion of interest – and investment – in digital art has highlighted one more area where blockchain is steadily encroaching into all aspects of modern life.

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Changes to .au domain name licensing rules

The .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA), which administers rules for .au domain names in Australia, has announced some rule changes that will come into effect from today, 12 April 2021.

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Fair shake of the (digital) sauce bottle – Australia’s news media bargaining code

It has been a dramatic month for social media in Australia, with Facebook unexpectedly blocking all news content and some government and emergency department accounts.

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ACCC set to make first port of call in misuse of market power test case

In late 2019, Qube Ports Pty Ltd (Qube) and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) each commenced proceedings against major Australian ports alleging misuse of market power pursuant to section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) 2010 (Cth).

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Confession chosen as the cure for government grant grievances

In many countries, using government grants to influence voting preferences is almost a national sport.

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Terminating a contract – when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em

It was reported on 11 January 2020 that the Professional Golf Association (PGA) of America has terminated its contract with a Trump Organisation relating to the hosting of the 2022 PGA Championships at a golf course owned by a Trump Organisation.

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Brexit GDPR

With the expiry of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) is no longer subject to European Union (EU) law, which includes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though the UK’s Data Protection Act 2018 directly mirrors the GDPR, the EU has not formally recognised the UK as having an ‘adequate’ domestic data protection regime.

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