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Google misled users about location data privacy, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-04-16 10:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Google misled or is likely to have misled some reasonable users of its Android devices about the digital giant’s use of their location data, a […]

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Google execs held ‘Oh shit’ meeting after report on location data disclosures, court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-14 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A media report about Google’s location data privacy disclosures that set off investigations by consumer regulators in Australia and the US triggered crisis talks by […]

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Law firm should personally pay costs for individual pelvic mesh cases, judge says
Product Liability 2020-05-11 3:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has found that the law firm behind a plethora of pelvic mesh lawsuits filed in multiple courts should be personally hit with costs […]

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Google slams ACCC’s ‘artificial and incorrect’ case over location data disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-12-16 8:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google has come out in defence of its privacy disclosures to Android mobile users in the face of landmark legal action by the ACCC, saying […]

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Google blasts ACCC’s ‘cherry-picked’ suit over data collection disclosures
Competition & Consumer Protection 2019-11-14 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 […]

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Tax dodging Sydney silk loses bid for readmission as a lawyer
Legal Ethics 2019-08-06 9:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Sydney-based former senior counsel, who failed to pay income tax for 16 years, has lost his appeal of a decision blocking his readmission as […]

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ACCC wants $1.5M fine against struggling debt collector
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-12-11 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The consumer watchdog has sought more than $1.5 million in penalties against debt collector ACM Group after the company was found liable for harassing vulnerable […]

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