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Federal Court rules Google misled consumers on location data collection and use

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is claiming a world-first after the Federal Court found Google guilty of misleading consumers about how personal location data collected across Android devices was captured and used.

Media, tech and marketing industries must develop respectful interactions with consumers

Australia might be lagging on consumer data privacy legislation, but several local companies will still need to comply with global legislation, the latest of which is the rollout of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on 1 January 2020.

ACCC takes Google to court, alleging misleading conduct around consumer location data

Just months after hinting at further action in its Digital Platforms Inquiry report, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings against Google, alleging misleading conduct around consumer data usage.