Tagged With ACCC

Bank of Queensland is buying ME Bank for $1.3 billion, claiming the 'game changing' acquisition will make it a true big four competitor


‘Unworkable around the world’: Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, is the latest internet all-star to slam Australia’s media bargaining code


‘Harmful outcomes’: The US has urged Australia to ditch its plan to force Facebook and Google to pay for news



Australian influencers are promoting luxury car loans to their young audiences — and they may be violating ACCC guidelines


A company used Google ads to target sacked Australian workers, promising unfair dismissal payouts. Many clients say they were never paid.


Telstra will face penalties of up to $50 million for improperly selling phone contracts to Indigenous consumers who could not afford them



Australians lost nearly $7 million on online shopping scams this year. Here’s what the ACCC says you should look out for.


Apple and Google have told the ACCC that their app marketplaces encourage competition – but a major developer disagrees


Comparison site iSelect has been fined $8.5 million for recommending bad energy deals to hundreds of thousands of customers


Controversial ticketing platform Viagogo has copped a $7 million fine for misleading Australians on ticket scarcity


Google will pay US$1 billion for news – but whether Australian publishers see any of it depends on the ACCC


The ACCC is monitoring Qantas, Virgin and Rex for anti-competitive behaviour. Here’s how.



The ACCC has lashed out at Facebook over its threat to ban news for Australian users, calling it 'ill-timed and misconceived'


'Heavy handed': The government won't bow to Facebook's 'coercion', Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says


Facebook is threatening to block Australians from sharing news on its platforms if planned government regulation goes ahead


Google is trying to conscript YouTubers in its fight with Australia's consumer watchdog — but not all creators are onboard



The ACCC has fired back at Google's open letter, accusing the tech giant of spreading 'misinformation' about new regulation


Google's letter warning that a new Australian law threatens free YouTube and search contains 'misinformation,' according to the country's consumer watchdog


'Free services at risk': Google has published an open letter attacking Australia's effort to force it to pay news publishers for content


The ACCC says influencers must disclose when they post sponsored content – but admits it has never penalised anyone for breaking the rules