Tag Archives: Telecommunications Law

Dodo in hot water again !

ACCC has made Dodo Australia give a Court enforceable undertaking to issue refunds customers and discount monthly plans, as a result of misleading statements. According to ACCC, Dodo advertised misleading ‘free’ offer plans between October 2008 and March 2009 on both … Continue reading

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ACCC rejects Telstra ULL undertaking

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday announced it had rejected Telstra’s undertaking to charge competitors a $30 monthly fee to access ULL in metropolitan areas. ACCC expressed surprise that Telstra’s $30 application worked out to be higher than … Continue reading

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Germans take down ACMA black list leak site

It has been reported that German domain name regulator, DENIC, has taken down the popular website www.wikileaks.de shortly after it published ACMA’s internet filtering trial black list. Over recent weeks, many reports have emerged of the ACMA internet filtering trial … Continue reading

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New scam for shonky Premium SMS operator

Last week we reported on an announcement by ACCC Chairman Graeme Samuels, that the ACCC would be taking action unless the Premium Service operators cleaned up their act. Today we have been contacted by a reader who has alerted us … Continue reading

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Westpac called to account on Do Not Call register

ACMA have reported that Westpac was issued with a formal warning for breaches of the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (‘the Act’). ACMA reported that Westpac was the bank that had the greatest number of complaints made against it … Continue reading

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