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ACCC sues Google for collecting Australian users’ data without informed consent – The Guardian

Consumer watchdog alleges tech giant increased targeted advertising by tracking users, affecting ‘millions of Australians’



Australias consumer rights watchdog has launched legal action against Google for collecting the potentially sensitive and private browsing history of its users, allegedly without peoples informed consent.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that Google misled consumers by not properly informing them about technology that tracked a users internet browsing on non-Google sites, and combined it with the personal information of their Google accounts.
The chair of the ACCC, Ro…

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