September 26, 2022
Sci & Tech

The highest court in Australia rules that Google is not responsible for libel

SYDNEY: The top court in Australia on Wednesday rejected a claim that Google had broken the law by linking to a contentious newspaper story, drawing further attention to the country’s procedures for addressing internet libel claims. The High Court of Australia’s seven-judge panel voted 5-2 to overturn a previous decision that the website had an […]

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Google is ordered to pay $43 million by an Australian court for deceiving users

The Federal Court of Australia ordered Alphabet Inc.’s Google business to pay A$60 million ($42.7 million) in fines for deceiving customers about the acquisition of their personal location data, the country’s competition authority said on Friday. The court determined that Google misled some customers regarding the personal location data that was collected through their Android […]

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