September 2013

September 23, 2013 4:02 PM | Posted by Peter Kearney | Permalink
Last month, the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) released an Options Paper outlining a number of options for reforming the Innovation Patent System. read more
September 16, 2013 4:15 PM | Posted by Genevieve Watt and Paul Kallenbach | Permalink
The question of IT pricing, and the perception that Australian consumers and businesses are overcharged for IT products, was referred to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications (the Committee) by then Minister for Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy, Stephen Conroy, on 18 May 2012. read more
September 4, 2013 4:30 PM | Posted by Lucy McGovern and Veronica Scott | Permalink
The Federal Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus QC, has appointed Professor Barbara McDonald as lead Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) inquiry into Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era. read more
September 4, 2013 4:22 PM | Posted by Helen Paterson and Charles Alexander | Permalink
On 14 August 2013, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) released the results of the privacy sweep of the websites most used by Australians. read more