Davies Collison Cave
Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
Privacy, the dominance of digital platforms and press freedom are key issues currently faced by the communications sector.
Since the introduction of the remedy in 2015, site-blocking orders have prevented a range of pirated copyright materials, including films
The inquiry examined the adequacy of the current regulatory scheme around the Australian film and television industry.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry has the potential to have wide-reaching ramifications on the communications sector.
Carroll & O'Dea
The merger of Nine and Fairfax will substantially alter the products of each entity and its impact will be widespread.
Esports is competitive video gaming, a global industry that is tipped to have a market value of over $1 billion by 2020.
From 1 September 2018, foreign persons with 2.5% interest in Australian media companies must notify the regulator ACMA.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article discusses the register of foreign ownership of Australian media assets that will be introduced soon.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The most notable point to have emerged from the World Cup fiasco is that social media has an incredible amount of power.
Key points of the federal budget from the perspective of entertainment.
Cooper Grace Ward
The activities of an unauthorised stranger using drone technology could adversely impact the funding models for major sports.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Recent reforms to the media diversity rules create new opportunities for consolidation in the Australian media sector.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
If passed, this new media reform could save traditional broadcasters up to $90 million per year in licence fees.
The Australian Government is updating measures supporting Australian and children's media content.
ACMA has recently released a consultation package regarding the future use of the 3.6GHz spectrum band in Australia.
ACMA released a consultation package regarding future use of the 3.6GHz spectrum band (3575-3700 MHz band) in Australia.
There still remains much work to be done for Australia to move to a contemporary communications regulatory framework.
The review will provide options on effective mechanisms to support Australian drama, documentary and children's content.
Radiofrequency spectrum is essential infrastructure for delivery of broadcasting, telecommunications and other services.