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As published by SBS News Crowdsourcing is a form of outsourcing and it comes with indisputable benefits. But do those benefits stack up against the inevitable risks that accompany them? Crowdsourcing is the simple act of sourcing from a group of people (crowd), rather than from a specific third party. It may relate to the [...]
We all receive those irritating emails that we didn’t consent to receive. With the frequency that they hit our inboxes with, one would be excused for thinking that spamming laws are ineffective. However, significant penalties (and warnings) have been imposed upon Australian business owners in the past 12 months. Here’s a summary (in no particular [...]
A contentious issue, at least in the .au domain name space, is whether or not a domain name registrar, or their appointed resellers, may automatically renew a domain name that you previously registered through them. While this may be a welcome convenience for those wishing to have their domain names renewed, for others it is [...]
Have you been contacted by an unknown overseas company claiming that another company has attempted to register you brand names overseas? We often get asked about the legitimacy of unsolicited emails received from companies based in China and Hong Kong. Sometimes, the general intention of these emails is to mislead the recipient in to registering [...]
As featured by news.com.au A MEXICAN telecommunications firm named iFone has declared victory in a trademark battle with Apple’s iPhone, exposing the US company to a potential compensation payment. Read more.
As featured by lawyersweekly.com.au Samsung has been ordered to pay US$1 billion for infringing Apple’s patents and may have to pull up to eight of its products from US shelves in what legal experts have described as a massive competitive play. Read more.