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  • ACCC fines MSY Technology $200k

    MSY Technology has been fined over $200,000 after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) declared the online retailer made false and misleading consumer warranty representations to its customers.

  • ACCC takes TPG to court

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted legal proceedings against internet service provider (ISP) TPG for alleged contraventions of the Trade Practices Act.

  • Legal liabilities: A new dimension to information security

    Readers will be familiar with the explosive global growth in data theft and data leakage incidents. But they may be less familiar with the corresponding increase in multi-million-dollar law suits flowing from such incidents, as those who are burned in the fall-out from security breaches seek compensation from the courts to cover their losses.

  • Nokia slapped with ACCC warranty warning

    Intervention by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has prompted Nokia Australia to retract unfair warranty conditions after it restricted claims to within three months of purchase.