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Telstra fined $50m for misleading Indigenous consumers

Telstra fined $50m for misleading Indigenous consumers

The second-highest penalty ever under Australia Consumer Law.
Ben Moore May 13 2021, 12:28PM Telco
ACCC calls out Google, Apple for app store dominance

ACCC calls out Google, Apple for app store dominance

Said companies had “significant market power” in Australia.
Nico Arboleda Apr 29 2021, 6:45AM Software
Court rules Google misled consumers on location data collection and use

Court rules Google misled consumers on location data collection and use

Tech giant sued by ACCC in July 2020.
Nico Arboleda Apr 16 2021, 1:47PM Digital
MYOB gets go-ahead to acquire Sydney ISV

MYOB gets go-ahead to acquire Sydney ISV

ACCC won’t oppose deal despite initial concerns.
Nico Arboleda Apr 16 2021, 11:17AM Software
Payment re-direction scams cost Aussies $14m

Payment re-direction scams cost Aussies $14m

Already on track to surpass that this year.
Nico Arboleda Mar 30 2021, 11:39AM Security
Superfone fined $300k for dodgy telemarketing

Superfone fined $300k for dodgy telemarketing

Telco sued by ACCC in 2019.
Nico Arboleda Mar 26 2021, 12:52PM Telco
Court rejects Fuji Xerox's bid to throw out ACCC lawsuit

Court rejects Fuji Xerox's bid to throw out ACCC lawsuit

Vendor sued in October 2020 over alleged unfair contracts.
Nico Arboleda Mar 4 2021, 11:55AM Printing
ACCC flags MYOB's proposed acquisition of ISV GreatSoft

ACCC flags MYOB's proposed acquisition of ISV GreatSoft

Could “substantially lessen” competition in accounting software market.
Nico Arboleda Feb 11 2021, 12:13PM Software
ACCC warns Google, Facebook laws are just the start

ACCC warns Google, Facebook laws are just the start

Pledges more regulation for digital platforms.
Jane Wardell Jan 13 2021, 6:54AM Digital
ACCC rejects Google assurance over Fitbit data use

ACCC rejects Google assurance over Fitbit data use

Amid search engine giant's bid to acquire the fitness tracking vendor.
Reuters Staff Dec 23 2020, 9:28AM Digital
ACCC says Google, Facebook laws critical to media future

ACCC says Google, Facebook laws critical to media future

As Australia seeks to be first to force Google and Facebook to pay for news.
Jane Wardell Dec 22 2020, 9:35AM Digital
The top telco stories of 2020

The top telco stories of 2020

Check out the telco articles that got the most attention this year on CRN.
Michael Jenkin Dec 21 2020, 10:58AM Photos
Kogan to pay $350,000 for 'tax time' promo fiasco

Kogan to pay $350,000 for 'tax time' promo fiasco

Retailer found guilty of misleading customers in July ruling.
Nico Arboleda Dec 7 2020, 11:39AM Digital
NBN speeds reach 'record highs' in October: ACCC

NBN speeds reach 'record highs' in October: ACCC

While FTTN connections still lagging behind.
Nico Arboleda Dec 4 2020, 11:01AM Telco
Telstra in court over unfair sales to Indigenous customers

Telstra in court over unfair sales to Indigenous customers

Related to postpaid product sales to indigenous communities.
Nico Arboleda Nov 26 2020, 10:36AM Telco
Amazon-owned digital doorbells recalled

Amazon-owned digital doorbells recalled

Consumer watchdog raises alert over Ring Video Doorbell.
Staff Writers Nov 12 2020, 12:54PM Hardware
Kogan recalls portable charger over fire risk

Kogan recalls portable charger over fire risk

Power bank was sold from November 2018 to August 2019.
Staff Writer Nov 11 2020, 12:32PM Hardware
ACCC exploring changes in merger laws

ACCC exploring changes in merger laws

Agency “closely watching” global antitrust efforts.
Nico Arboleda Nov 6 2020, 10:39AM Strategy
NBN wholesale arrangements mean cheaper internet: ACCC

NBN wholesale arrangements mean cheaper internet: ACCC

Watchdog touts more entry-level offerings and rebates for consumers.
Nico Arboleda Nov 4 2020, 9:40AM Telco
ACCC cuts telco backhaul prices for regional areas

ACCC cuts telco backhaul prices for regional areas

Agency said decision will foster competition.
Nico Arboleda Oct 23 2020, 11:43AM Telco

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