Google blasts ACCC’s ‘cherry-picked’ suit over data collection disclosures

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Competition & Consumer Protection November 14, 2019 1:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Google has slammed landmark regulatory action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the collection and use of location data on Android devices as “cherry-picked”, saying the watchdog had read alleged misstatements by the tech giant out of context.

Judge asks if he’s ‘in la-la land’ after seeing VW profitability figures
Competition & Consumer Protection November 13, 2019 3:14 pm By Hannah Gee

A judge has voiced his incredulity at profitability figures produced by Volkswagen in seeking court approval of a $75 million settlement with the consumer regulator over its emissions cheating scandal, asking whether he was “in la-la land”.

IP firm pursues potential lawsuit against HWL Ebsworth
Business of Law November 13, 2019 10:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A specialist IP law firm has launched preliminary discovery proceedings against HWL Ebsworth after one of its lawyers jumped ship.