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Global agreement will boost ACCC investigations into Google, Facebook
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-03 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has signed an information sharing agreement with four competition regulators around the globe that will boost its current and […]

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Facebook threatens news ban in Australia over media bargaining code
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-09-01 12:53 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Social media giant Facebook has come out swinging over the Morrison government’s proposed news media bargaining code, threatening to stop Australians from sharing local and […]

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Google fires new shot at ‘unworkable’ ACCC media bargaining code
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-24 6:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Search engine giant Google has fired off another round of criticism of the Government’s proposed media bargaining code, calling it “unworkable” and “extremely one-sided and […]

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Facebook, Google hit with class action over cryptocurrency ad ban
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-18 2:12 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Facebook and Google have been hit with a class action alleging their 2018 decisions to ban advertising of cryptocurrencies breached competition laws. The lawsuit, filed […]

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Google’s warning to Australians about news code contains ‘misinformation’, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-17 9:50 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Google’s open letter to Australians, containing dire warnings about the effects of a proposed news media bargaining code, is misleading, the head of Australia’s consumer […]

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ACCC delays decision on $3B Google, Fitbit merger
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-11 12:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has delayed it decision on whether to block Google’s $3 billion tie-up with fitness device company Fitbit to allow […]

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Google, Facebook face fines of at least $10M for breaches of ACCC media bargaining code
Media 2020-07-31 12:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google and Facebook will face penalties of at least $10 million for breaches of a media bargaining code drafted by the ACCC that aims to […]

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Google to pay publishers for news content
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-25 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Google has reached agreements with publishers in three countries to pay for news, as the ACCC works out the details of a mandatory code under […]

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Forcing Google, Facebook to pay for news could run afoul of High Court ruling, IP experts say
Media 2020-06-11 4:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group of IP lawyers has warned the Government will have to proceed carefully in establishing a mandatory code under which Google and Facebook would […]

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Google must hand over ID of bad reviewer to gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson
Defamation 2020-06-09 2:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google has been ordered to hand over details of an online reviewer’s identity to gangland lawyer Zarah Garde-Wilson so she can pursue a potential defamation […]

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