The Australian Competition Authority takes action against online search engine in relation to allegations that it misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal information online (Google)

Australia's competition and consumer regulator, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), recently decided to take action against Google LLC (Google) in relation to allegations that it misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal information online, including, in particular, on third party websites, in order to enhance the provision of targeted advertising to them. The ACCC alleges that this conduct by Google was in breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). This move by the ACCC

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Thomas Jones, Tom Macken, The Australian Competition Authority takes action against online search engine in relation to allegations that it misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal information online (Google), 3 August 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96474

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