[LINK] Mobile Premium Service review

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Fri Apr 10 16:39:46 AEST 2009

fyi from Consumers Telecomm. Network:

>  Minister Senator Stephen Conroy announced that 
> he was going to introduce infringement notices 
> (i.e. fines – possibly as high as $500,000) for 
> breaches of telecommunications consumer codes. 
> This is something CTN has been lobbying for 
> since the development of self-regulation in 
> telecommunication in the mid 90’s. It will not 
> only apply to the Mobile Premium Services Code 
> but to all telecommunications consumer codes 
> and it will be the first time that the codes 
> will have any real enforceability. In line with 
> this announcement the Minister announced a 
> review of Consumer Codes and he has called for 
> submissions by mid May. You can read more about 
> the review and how to make submissions on 
> <http://www.dbcde.gov.au/communications_for_consumers/review_of_consumer_industry_code_processes>http://www.dbcde.gov.au/communications_for_consumers/review_of_consumer_industry_code_processes 

Seems like an opportunity to have an impact if 
the Minister is listening at the moment.


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