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Google fined $60m for misleading use of consumer location data

Google LLC has been ordered to pay $60 million in penalties by the Federal Court for misleading consumers about use of their personal location data under the first public enforcement outcome to arise out of the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry.

ACCC: Current powers no match for Google

The ACCC’s just-released report on its inquiry into digital advertising services concludes that existing competition laws do not enable the ACCC to adequately address the sector’s competition issues and Google's dominant position in the adtech ecosystem.

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Lorna Jane slapped with $5m fine for misleading consumers

Lorna Jane has been penalised $5 million by the Federal Court after admitting it made false and misleading consumer claims around its ‘LJ Shield Activewear’ technology suggesting it would prevent customers catching Covid-19.

Digital Marketing

The US government files antitrust suit against Google

Google has been hit with an antitrust lawsuit by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for unlawfully maintaining a monopoly in search and search advertising, in what the DOJ says is a violation of US antitrust laws.

Digital Marketing

ACCC to investigate local mobile ad market

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will start its investigation of the mobile app marketing in Australia, part of its ongoing digital platforms inquiry.

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