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The Internet of Things – the beginning

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In recent years there has been worldwide interest in the different ways to exchange data using devices, vehicles, buildings and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity. These data transfers are widely referred to as “the Internet of Things”. But what does that even mean? The Internet of Things is a development…

201511.27
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Dallas Buyers Club case – What’s all the fuss about?

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If you are not a movie buff or go to the movies occasionally, you are probably wondering what all the fuss is about the Dallas Buyers Club court action! If you download movies from the internet, should you be worried? If you don’t already know, the Dallas Buyers Club is a movie that is the…

201510.27
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Cyber Bullies, the law and you!

There is much talk these days on news media, and online about cyber bullying. Conferences and debates abound, socially and politically, about cyber bullying, its negative impact on the physical and mental well-being of victims, extreme cyber bullying cases resulting in death by suicide, challenges in policing and inadequacy of consequences and punishment. Everybody is…

201509.27
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Guides and Tips to finding the Right Lawyer

When it comes to getting effective help for you legal problem, your lawyer plays a crucial role. Their knowledge of the law, negotiation skills, their ability to keep your legal matter moving at a good pace, and of course, communicate well with you are very important factors you need to find in your lawyer. Great…

201509.17
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Copyright in Australia: Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Ltd

Date of Judgement 7 April 2015 Judge Perram J Applicants Dallas Buyers Club LLC And Voltage Pictures LLC Respondents iiNet Limited, Internode Pty Ltd, Amnet Broadband Pty Ltd, Dodo Services Pty Ltd, Adam Internet Pty Ltd And Wideband Networks Pty Ltd Introduction In line with the increasing ways and possibilities for infringement of copyright and…

201509.17
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Proposed Criminal Sanctions for Online Piracy

Australian Online Piracy Laws and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Online piracy is a major concern for copyright owners. As a result of legal battle over the illicit downloading of the film Dallas Buyers Club initiated by the copyright owners against the individuals who were allegedly involved in online piracy by sharing the film using BitTorrent,…

201509.17
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E-commerce and the Law of Contract

E-commerce is typically about profit and its development involves the element of risk and a need for effective regulation. “Risk assessment in e-commerce involves factors such as the law of contracts, the parties, the goods or services and legal forum”. “To ensure confidence in commerce, many international organisation have proposed treaties, model laws and protocols to…