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Who We Are The Telecommunications Association (TelSoc) is a not-for-profit society registered as an incorporated association.  It is the Australian telecommunication industry’s oldest learned society. 


This paper considers the social practices of 3D printing by comparing consumer perspectives and practices with legal scholarship on intellectual property regimes. The paper draws on data gained through a mixed-methods approach involving participant observation, focus groups, and social network analysis of 3D printing file-sharing practices. It finds that while consumers display a level of naivety about their 3D printing rights and responsibilities as individuals, they possess a latent...

September 2016


The history of the landmark UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) decision in 2006 on shines light on an important legal precedent for the acceptance of non-governmental use of significant geographical names in the Internet Domain Name System. The narrative is supplemented by an overview of the development of geographical names policy in the domain name system from its inception through the development of ICANN?s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), and how...

March 2014


Telstra hits back at competitors with aggressive mobile plans; Ericsson threat to Apple bottom line as wireless patent war expands into Europe; LTE demand drives growth in data management; US court rules that NSA phone data collection illegal; Samsung to unveil new IoT chipset at Internet of Things World 2015; Uber makes bid for Nokia?s HERE maps.

11th May 2015