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Google found to have ‘partially’ misled Australian users in location tracking case – Engadget

The Australian Federal Court has ruled that Google “partially” misled users in the country when it comes to how it collects and uses location data.

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The Australian Federal Court has ruled that Google “partially” misled users in the country when it comes to how it collects and uses location data. Justice Thomas Thawley has handed down his verdict for the case filed in 2019 by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), which accused the tech giant of tracking Android users’ locations without giving them an informed choice. 
The ACCC argued that between January 2017 and December 2018, the company gave users the impression that keeping…

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