We've told the Attorney General’s department to protect consumers who bypass online geoblocks.
29 Aug 2012 |
Geoblocks prevent consumers from getting a better deal, and help companies discriminate on price.
Technology industry has predictable reaction to IT pricing inquiry.
30 Jul 2012 |
Industry groups claim that the costs of doing business in Australia are driving up the prices of IT hardware and software products.
CHOICE research has found that Australians are paying 50% more for IT products.
18 Jul 2012 |
New CHOICE research shows that Australians are paying 50% more for computers, software, games and music.
Apple has copped a $2.25 million fine for misleading consumers about its iPad's 4G capabilities.
22 Jun 2012 |
The Federal Court has found that the technology giant contravened the Australian Consumer Law by misleading consumers.
Products shipped in from abroad without the permission of the local trademark or intellectual property owner.
19 Jun 2012 |
How can some products look, taste and function the same, yet vary so markedly in price from their mainstream, retail counterparts?
The ACCC has launched an investigation following allegations of anti-competitive behaviour
21 May 2012 |
Accusations that local fashion retailers have breached competition laws by pressuring international retailers to raise their prices for Australian customers will be investigated by Australia’s competition regulator.
Football codes and Telstra win appeal in TV recording court battle, Optus to appeal decision.
10 May 2012 |
Optus announces its plan to appeal the Federal Court’s decision on the legality of its TV Now service.
Parliamentary inquiry to demand answers for price discrimination.
30 Apr 2012 |
Federal Labor politicians are seeking answers as to why Australians pay more than shoppers overseas for products that are exactly the same.