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'Readily available' consumer spyware apps could violate raft of Aussie laws

'Readily available' consumer spyware apps could violate raft of Aussie laws

According to ACCAN, Deakin University report.
Aug 26 2019 6:36AM
Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Consumers 'shortchanged' when asking for their own data

Academics agitate for Aussie GDPR.
Jul 31 2019 12:22PM
ACCAN wants SLAs for NBN users

ACCAN wants SLAs for NBN users

But NBN Co argues costs would be passed on to RSPs.
Mar 8 2018 11:09AM
ACCAN receives five-year funding extension

ACCAN receives five-year funding extension

Survives review relatively unscathed.
Jun 9 2017 4:52PM
Telcos take ACCAN to task

Telcos take ACCAN to task

Consumer advocacy group cops industry blast.
Dec 24 2016 2:50PM
Government reviews ACCAN funding

Government reviews ACCAN funding

Money could be redirected or withdrawn altogether.
Oct 25 2016 12:02PM
ACCAN pushes for mobile app crackdown

ACCAN pushes for mobile app crackdown

Will work with states to monitor complaints.
Oct 9 2014 11:54AM
Telco industry lobbies for 000 calls via SMS, VoIP, apps

Telco industry lobbies for 000 calls via SMS, VoIP, apps

Emergency comms must keep up with expectations.
Sep 16 2014 3:37PM
TPG fined for triple zero failure

TPG fined for triple zero failure

Error could have cost a life, Judge says.
Apr 16 2014 1:53PM
Beagle Telecom takes aim at ACCAN, TIO

Beagle Telecom takes aim at ACCAN, TIO

Reform proposals sent to new government.
Dec 19 2013 10:56AM
Campaign to kill CAPTCHA kicks off

Campaign to kill CAPTCHA kicks off

May contravene accessibility law.
Aug 5 2013 11:59AM
Optus rebuffed in SMS fee renegotiation

Optus rebuffed in SMS fee renegotiation

Joins MacTel, iiNet in seeking regulatory recourse.
Jul 11 2013 6:44AM
Telstra, Optus, VHA back renewal of mobile fee oversight

Telstra, Optus, VHA back renewal of mobile fee oversight

Unilateral showing.
Jul 11 2013 6:09AM
Aussie smartphone users can log signal woes

Aussie smartphone users can log signal woes

App is free, but iOS, Android versions vary.
Mar 20 2013 1:33PM
Law firm mum on Vodafone class action sign-ups

Law firm mum on Vodafone class action sign-ups

Needs numbers to make a case.
Mar 4 2013 1:55PM
Telco code won't end bill shock: Ombudsman

Telco code won't end bill shock: Ombudsman

Gaps remain in TCP code.
Oct 10 2012 7:00AM
Telstra fears regulatory gaming of NBN SAU

Telstra fears regulatory gaming of NBN SAU

Wants 'walkway' to negotiation, not regulatory wisdom.
Sep 7 2012 7:00AM
Govt accused of 'gaming' data retention debate

Govt accused of 'gaming' data retention debate

Extreme proposal paves way for compromise.
Sep 6 2012 1:00PM
iiNet accuses Govt of gaming data retention debate

iiNet accuses Govt of gaming data retention debate

Is current costly proposal merely an ambit claim?
Sep 6 2012 11:48AM
ACCAN continues push for real-time data alerts

ACCAN continues push for real-time data alerts

Consumer group unsatisfied with ACMA concession.
Jul 12 2012 7:00AM

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