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Brand Link Media fined $12,600 for breaching Spam Act

01 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA has fined Victorian marketing company Brand Link Media $12,600 after the company admitted to have contravened the Spam Act.

UK to mandate age verification for porn

29 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK government will introduce a new legislative regime in July that will require adult websites to complete age verification for all UK users.

Australia ranks 12th in talent competitiveness

26 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia ranks 12th in the world — one place below New Zealand — in terms of global talent competitiveness, a new study shows.

Rebuilding trust in data through management and strategy

24 April, 2019 by Steve Philpotts, General Manager of Data Quality & Targeting | Supplied by: Experian Australia Pty Ltd

It is imperative that organisations invest in their data management strategy to drive innovation and business transformation.

Promoting safety in workplaces of the future

18 April, 2019

With the rise of digital technologies and automation, the face of workplace safety is evolving.

Technology disrupting Australian retail

18 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four respondents to an Australian Retailers Association Survey agree that technical change is significantly disrupting the industry.

TIO complaints continue to decline year-on-year

18 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman as a proportion of services in operation fell to their lowest first quarter level since 2016.

Qld zero-emissions transport plan open for feedback

17 April, 2019

The Queensland Government has produced a draft strategy for working towards a zero-emissions transport network.

Australia's privacy authorities to forge closer ties

17 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Federal and state government privacy authorities have embarked on a project to foster closer collaboration and knowledge sharing between authorities.

Spark fined NZ$675,000 for overcharging customers

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand telecommunications company Spark has been fined NZ$675,000 after admitting to have overcharged tens of thousands of customers.

Second Girls in Tech event to be held in Melbourne

15 April, 2019

The second annual Catalyst Conference in Melbourne will be hosted by Girls in Tech from 15–16 May 2019.

FIRB approves proposed $161m NetComm buyout

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board has issued a notice of no objection to the proposed $161m takeover of NetComm Wireless by US-based Casa Systems.

AIIA raises concern over rushed digital legislation

15 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA has criticised the government over legislation rushed through parliament that it says shows a "complete lack of understanding" of the digital economy.

Communications Alliance reviews MPS Code

15 April, 2019

The Communications Alliance is seeking public feedback on a stronger Mobile Premium Services (MPS) Code for the telecommunications sector.

Telco complaints fall 27.7% in 2H18

11 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman continued to decline during 2H18 due to the efforts of government, regulators and industry.

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