ACCC boss slams digital assistant devices amid privacy fears  PerthNow

The nation's top consumer protection cop says there's “no way in the world” he would have a digital assistant device such as Google Home in his house.

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The nation’s top consumer protection cop says there’s “no way in the world” he would have a digital assistant device such as Google Home in his house.The nation’s top consumer protection cop says there’s “no way in the world” he would have a digital assistant device such as Google Home in his house.

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Rejecting the idea that the digital giants are merely 'dumb pipes', ACCC chair Rod Sims has said taking them to court lays down rules within which they must operate.Rejecting the idea that the digital giants are merely 'dumb pipes', ACCC chair Rod Sims has said taking them to court lays down rules within which they must operate.

ACCC targets Google and Facebook with five investigations underway | ZDNet

NoCookies | The Australian

Australia will make sure Google and Facebook obey by its laws or wave goodbye to the tech giants — that’s the message Rod Sims, the chair of consumer watchdog the ACCC, is sending to the market.Australia will make sure Google and Facebook obey by its laws or wave goodbye to the tech giants — that’s the message Rod Sims, the chair of consumer watchdog the ACCC, is sending to the market.

Australia will 'act alone' on regulating Google and Facebook if needed — telling the tech giants they can obey the law or leave | Business Insider

The competition watchdog is close to launching five major cases against Facebook and Google over breaches of privacy, competition and consumer laws following the landmark inquiry into the tech giants.The competition watchdog is close to launching five major cases against Facebook and Google over breaches of privacy, competition and consumer laws following the landmark inquiry into the tech giants.

Australian Financial Review

ACCC head Rod Sims says five separate investigations into Google, Facebook are "very well advanced".ACCC head Rod Sims says five separate investigations into Google, Facebook are "very well advanced".