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  • Court finds recruitment firm, Zanok, misled overseas students

    Foreign students and IT graduates who paid for an IT course conducted by Zanok Technologies were misled and deceived about the course and exploited by unconscionable conduct, the Federal Court has found.

    Written by Georgina Swan07 Oct. 09 10:41
  • ACCC takes Allphones to court

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started class action proceedings against Allphones Retail Pty Ltd and three individuals seeking damages on behalf of 74 Allphones franchisees.

    Written by Rodney Gedda19 Aug. 09 08:44
  • Optus in court over 'deceptive' phone cards

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has initiated legal proceedings against Optus, accusing the Telco’s wholly owned subsidiary Prepaid Services and another company Boost Tel of engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct over the sale of prepaid phone cards.

    Written by Computerworld Staff29 July 09 09:12
  • ACCC questions Hutchison, Vodafone merger

    The ACCC has warned that the proposed merger between Hutchison and Vodafone, announced on February 9th, could lead to increased prices for mobile telephony and mobile broadband (MBB).

    Written by Tim Lohman02 April 09 12:12
  • Govt seeks input on broadband regime change

    The federal government has released a regulatory reform discussion paper as part of its announced $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN).

    Written by Tim Lohman08 April 09 06:27