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An Australian court has ruled that Google misled users over the collection of location data on its Android operating system, delivering a partial victory for the Australian competition authority in a “world-first” case.
16 April 2021
Weak data protection rules in eight major economies are hurting US drug development companies, according to a major trade association of intellectual property owners.
29 January 2021
Australia's antitrust watchdog has said Google's "significant presence" and "data advantage" in the market probably gives it the ability and the incentive to preference its own business to the detriment of competition.
29 January 2021
An Australian government department may be forced to pay millions in compensation to victims of a data breach in a class action-style settlement.
27 January 2021
GDR rounds up key news from the Asia-Pacific region that you might have missed over the holidays.
07 January 2021
An Australian regulator has sued Facebook for misleading consumers about how it would use data gathered by virtual private network subsidiary Onavo.
16 December 2020
Australia’s Federal Court has said Australian privacy legislation has an extraterritorial effect over Facebook’s US parent company, amid regulatory proceedings linked to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
18 September 2020
Changes to the Australian privacy regime promised for this year have so far not materialised, with little time left for lawmakers to introduce changes.
03 September 2020
Australia’s financial regulator seeks to hold RI Advice liable for data breaches suffered by its authorised representatives.
26 August 2020
Healthcare booking site HealthEngine has admitted that it shared patient data to insurance brokers without permission.
20 August 2020
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