Tag: Australia competition regulator

  • Australia Govt considers more regulation of Google and Facebook

    The Australian government released a report Friday recommending tighter oversight over multinational digital platforms including Google and Facebook, to ensure fairness for other media businesses and give people more control over how their data is used. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the nation’s fair trade watchdog, spent 18 months investigating the impact of digital […]

  • Google rejects tougher scrutiny call from Australia competition regulator

    Google rejects tougher scrutiny call from Australia competition regulator

    Alphabet Inc’s Google has rejected calls by Australia’s competition regulator for tougher scrutiny of its operations, denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising, documents published on Monday showed. The global giant was responding to recommendations made late last year by the watchdog, such as increased scrutiny and a new regulatory body […]