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  1. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 20 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Consumer rights and unwrapping the latest gadget

    A University of Melbourne consumer law expert explains your rights when it comes to the new Internet of Things gadgets you might receive this Christmas.

  3. 19 December 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Making information accessible - for everyone

    Essential consumer services need to be accessible for all, including those with cognitive disabilities. University of Melbourne researchers show how to do it.

  4. 29 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    When families and money don’t mix

    Parents can be vulnerable acting as guarantors of their child’s business loan – a University of Melbourne expert says we need better ways to support decisions

  5. 6 May 2018 - Legal Affairs

    They’re using my face

    The Cambridge Analytica saga highlights the problem of misleading conduct: University of Melbourne experts say profit stripping offenders may protect consumers.

  6. 2 November 2017 - Legal Affairs

    We’re the world’s biggest losers, but odds are we’ll still punt this Cup Day

    As Melbourne Cup approaches, a University of Melbourne expert argues more regulation is needed to prevent online bookies taking advantage of problem gamblers.

  7. 8 September 2017 - Legal Affairs

    RegTech and the future of customer protection

    The rise of RegTech in big business has helped companies ensure compliance; a University of Melbourne expert looks at how the innovation could protect customers

  8. 16 May 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Putting the “E” into e-consumer protection

    Online consumer protections haven’t kept pace with e-commerce technology; University of Melbourne research finds new technologies could provide new safeguards.