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Australia's consumer laws still don't cover e-books and many other digital products

  • Written by Benjamin Hayward, Senior Lecturer, Monash University
Australia's consumer laws still don't cover e-books and many other digital productsE-books, downloaded music and other digital products aren't covered by Australian consumer law. Shutterstock

Australia’s consumer laws aren’t adequately protecting Australians who buy digital products such as e-books and digital music. If a TV doesn’t work, or an iPod or computer is faulty, the law provides a remedy. The same is...