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Dodgy Xmas Present? These Are Your Consumer Rights

Dodgy Xmas Present? These Are Your Consumer Rights

More than 20,000 shoppers complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission about consumer guarantees in 2016, with more than a quarter reporting problems returning electronics and whitegoods to retailers. As the Christmas period ends and Boxing Day sales wind down, the ACCC is reminding shoppers they have automatic guarantee…

How International Human Rights Law Should Be Applied To NSA Spying

How International Human Rights Law Should Be Applied To NSA Spying

This past Monday, the Human Rights Committee commenced its 110th session in Geneva from 10-28 March. During this session, the Committee will review the reports of several countries on how they are implementing the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), an international human rights treaty…