Archive for Digital Updates – August

Google Suspected in Latest Campaign Against Australian Bargaining Code
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Google Suspected in Latest Campaign Against Australian Bargaining Code

On August 26, The Australian reported that Google is suspected of using “scare tactics” to push back against the recent passage by the Australia Competition ... Read More
Google Implements New Ad Blockers
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Google Implements New Ad Blockers

Google is supposed to implement a new “heavy ad blocker” in late August, according to a Google official’s activity on a Chromium message board. Google ... Read More
News Publishers Push Back on Apple Policies
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News Publishers Push Back on Apple Policies

On August 20, Digital Content Next (DCN) sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking about better terms for revenue sharing from digital subscriptions ... Read More
DOJ Attorneys Want to Delay Big Tech Lawsuit
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DOJ Attorneys Want to Delay Big Tech Lawsuit

The Wall Street Journal reported that some Department of Justice (DOJ) staffers are concerned that the lawsuit against Google is not ready to be filed, despite Attorney ... Read More
Google Spreads Misinformation About ACCC News Media Bargaining Code
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Google Spreads Misinformation About ACCC News Media Bargaining Code

Google released an open letter to Australians claiming that the Australia Competition & Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) draft news media bargaining code threatens consumer data privacy, the accuracy ... Read More
ACCC Rules Facebook & Google Must Pay Australian Publishers
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ACCC Rules Facebook & Google Must Pay Australian Publishers

On July 31, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission's (ACCC) released its mandatory News Media Bargaining Code to correct the power imbalance between big tech and ... Read More
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News Media Alliance Applauds House Antitrust Report on the Big Tech Platforms - Read more