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ACCC consultation on market dynamics and choice screens

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched a public consultation with the release of an Issues Paper on Market Dynamics and Consumer Choice Screens in Search Services and Web Browsers (Consultation). The Consultation forms part of the ACCC’s five-year inquiry into markets for the supply of digital platform services in Australia, which commenced

2021-09-10T16:35:10+10:00May 9th, 2021|

Encryption Law in Australia

In July 2020, the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) issued a report recommending changes to the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 (Cth) (Encryption Act).   Encryption Act The Encryption Act was introduced in response to the Australian government’s concern about people using encrypted messages for terrorist related and other illegal activities. The Act expanded

2021-09-07T13:05:21+10:00November 12th, 2020|

Security Tips for Video Conferencing

When any technology sees its popularity increase quickly, the number of malicious actors seeking to take advantage of new and untrained users also grows. Video Conferencing is one such technology. It has become an essential tool for remote workforces. Now, some 6 plus months into the new COVID-19 world, it’s a good time to revisit

2021-09-10T17:23:36+10:00October 27th, 2020|

Cybersecurity Resilience during COVID-19

Organisations and individuals are increasingly harnessing the opportunities presented by technology in the current COVID-19 climate. The pandemic has placed a growing reliance on data, cloud systems and online communications as organisations combat the challenge of stepping out of the office and into remote working settings. However, remote working presents its own set of

2020-10-21T17:31:50+11:00October 21st, 2020|

Australia Digital Platforms Inquiry

Calls for sweeping changes to the regulatory landscape governing digital platforms were made with the release of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Digital Platform’s Inquiry (Inquiry) Report earlier this year. The Inquiry focused on the impact of ‘platform services’ or ‘digital platforms’, including digital search engines, social media platforms, and other digital

2020-09-28T16:34:30+10:00May 4th, 2020|
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