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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Game Over: Sony to pay $3.5 million penalty for breaching the Australian Consumer Law

    The Federal Court of Australia has ordered that Sony Interactive Entertainment Network Europe Limited (Sony Europe) pay AUD$3.5 million in penalties for making false and misleading representations to Australian consumers about their Australian Consumer Law (ACL) rights.[1] Background In May 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted proceedings against Sony Europe … Read More

Cyber security and COVID-19

While many public and private organisations are protecting their staff and vulnerable members of the community from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through social distancing and working from home arrangements, cyber criminals are undoubtedly exploiting the global situation. Australia’s leading agency on national cyber security, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASCS), and the Australian Competition and … Read More

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