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Defamation actions: the high cost of social media posts, comments and “likes”
01 Nov
Rebel Wilson’s massive $4.5 million damages award – the highest by a court for ...
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Whistleblower protections need boosting as public/private sector boundary continues to shift
31 Oct
Whistleblower protections are in the news again. With the possible added stimulus of a ...
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We should be wary of restrictions on freedom of speech
26 Sep
We tend to believe we have a right to freedom of speech, that we can say what we like in ...
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Three years’ jail for revenge porn under new laws in NSW
02 Aug
In June 2017, new laws were passed by NSW parliament to crack down on the despicable trend...
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Why contempt of court matters, even for government ministers
30 Jun
The independence of the judiciary from the political arm of government is a fundamental ...
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Time for stronger laws against revenge porn
18 May
One in five Australians have been affected by so-called “revenge porn” – also known ...
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Defamation, privacy breaches and misrepresentation claims: the perils of giving job references
10 May
You apply for a job you really want, but don’t get it. Later you find out that the ...
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The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
03 May
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law. ...
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Law closes in on social media abusers
06 Jul
After years of inaction against those who use social media to abuse, threaten and ...
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Law Should Protect Women From ‘Revenge Porn’
23 Sep
Overshadowed by recent dramatic developments in Canberra has been a push to introduce ...
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Social Media Defamation Actions Soar
02 Sep
 It’s done in a fit of anger or outrage, often late at night after more than a ...
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Defamation On Social Media Can Cost
24 Jun
Social media can no longer be considered a place to say whatever you like about somebody ...
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