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Australia watchdogs to Apple: Give us two-year warranties

The agreement between Apple and Australian watchdogs falls in line with the country's Australian Consumer Law.

By Dec. 18, 2013


Google wins landmark AdWords case in Australia

High Court overturns lower court's ruling that found the Web giant in violation of trade laws for allowing companies to purchase AdWords related to competitors' names.

By Feb. 5, 2013


Apple, Australia can't agree on iPad 4G issue

Talks between Apple and Australia fail to resolve a legal skirmish over the use of the term "4G" as part of the iPad's branding.

By Apr. 16, 2012


Australian agency taking Apple to court over iPad '4G' label

High-speed wireless networking in Australia uses different 4G frequencies than those the new iPad supports, and a consumer commission will seek fines and injunctions barring sales.

By Mar. 27, 2012


Apple settles Australian iPad 4G case for $2.25M

After an Australian commission filed a complaint alleging Apple violated the country's consumer law by misleadingly labeling its iPad as 4G-capable, the computer giant agrees to settle.

By Jun. 7, 2012


Google charged with 'deceptive' conduct in search ads

An Australian federal court today ruled that Google displayed misleading paid ads in its search results back in 2006 and 2007.

By Apr. 3, 2012


Australia next to take aim at Apple over e-book pricing?

A new report out of the country says that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is at least considering launching an investigation into Apple.

By Apr. 12, 2012


Australian judge OKs $2.25M fine against Apple over iPad

Australia's consumer watchdog agency accused Apple of violating the country's consumer law by misleadingly labeling its new iPad as 4G-capable.

By Jun. 20, 2012


New iPad under fire in Australia over 'misleading' 4G claims

The new iPad has been criticised by a consumer commission, which claims the tablet's 4G claims are misleading. Could the same happen in the UK?

By Mar. 27, 2012


Apple's Down Under logic: Here's how 3G = 4G for the iPad

Regulators in Australia say the iPad's 4G billing doesn't hold water. Apple now counters: sure it does -- you just aren't looking at 3G the right way.

By Apr. 19, 2012