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Category Archives: Technology


The big emoji conundrum

Emoticons or ‘emojis’ are commonly used to express ourselves in messages. But what happens when emojis are used in communications which have legal consequen […]

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PRIVATE – keep out!

It is easy to forget the little things when you delegate your responsibilities, especially if your delegates are the ‘experts’. However, some seemingly ‘s […]

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Security alert: mandatory data breach laws

This is a security alert that should not be ignored! Mandatory data breach notification laws will soon commence in Australia[1]. The new laws will affect fed […]

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Privacy: a new broom sweeps across borders

The volume of personal information collected has increased exponentially in recent years due to advances in technology and the ways individuals interact. Austra […]

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WIPO: resolving domain name disputes

Cybersquatting occurs when people register domain names in bad faith with the intention of making a profit from the goodwill of a trade mark that they do not ow […]

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Anything UCANN do ICANN do better

Rather than the options for domain names being limited to '.com,' '.net,' '.org,' and a handful of other generic top level domains (gTLDs), there could soon be […]

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Internet Commerce

Website Terms and Conditions

In 1995 there were an estimated 16million internet users. In 2013, that number has ballooned to 2.8 billion, or 40% of the world’s population. Few businesses […]

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IT contracts

Surviving an IT contract – a customer’s guide (part 2)

This is the second of a six part series intended to smooth the often-troubled waters of IT contracts. Part one addressed assessing options, and planning the pro […]

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Intellectual property – a brief guide

Intellectual property (IP) is a legal concept which refers to creations of the mind for which exclusive rights are recognised. For most companies it is their li […]

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