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Domain name disputes

Someone once told me that domain names will one day be as valuable as land and how right they were. Everyone now knows that domain names are strongly associated with organisations’ identities and a good domain name can in certain

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GITC framework for government contracts

ITC providers looking to crack into the government market will need to ensure that they are up to speed with the legal issues involved and the standard procedures associated with governmental procurement of IT products. A plethora of

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Broadband wars

The past couple of weeks have been rife with tension concerning broadband in the legal and political arenas with a trail of court action and political upheaval over Australian broadband blazing in the media. The first such print worthy

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Copyright laws rehashed

Recent announcements by the Attorney-General Philip Ruddock concerning proposed changes to the Australian copyright laws might finally enable users of iPods to rip, copy and transfer music within the confounds of the Australian

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Wholesaler safety nets

Veridas Communications Pty Ltd, a wholesaler who reportedly had in excess of 30,000 customers has, according to a range of news sources, forums and blogs, collapsed. In this edition of Legal View , I describe some of the shockwaves

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Limewire – case review

The peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing channel has received intense media attention over the past month. This has been primarily as a result of the Limewire lawsuit filed by a coalition of record companies including Universal, Warner,

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