The Competition Commission of India has ordered Google to refrain from agreements that mandate pre-installation of its apps and ensure exclusivity of its search services. India’s Supreme Court has also declined Google’s request to block the directives, which the company had argued would hurt consumers. Read more.
Microsoft will set up a ‘data boundary’ in the European Union for its cloud customers. The move allows users to store and process data within the bloc. The boundary will be introduced in phases, beginning in January 2023. Read more
SAVE THE DATE In early 2022 the ACCC, ACMA, OAIC and the eSafety Commissioner established the Digital Platform Regulators Forum to share information about, and collaborate on, cross-cutting issues and activities relating to the regulation of digital platforms. Hear from the heads of these four regulators about the achievements, and future work, of the Forum…. [Read More]
Twitter has closed its Brussels office and the two executives responsible for the company’s digital policy in Europe have left. Some EU officials have expressed concern over the company’s willingness to follow the bloc’s new rules, set out in the Digital Services Act, which are designed to police online content. Read more.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA FORUM (TMF), REGIONAL REGULATORS’ FORUM Kindly hosted by The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) Tuesday 14 February 2023Regional Regulators Forum (RRF) Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 February Telecommunications and Media Forum In-person event.
Join the IIC Australian Chapter and industry experts for an end-of-year event examining the Government’s proposed approach to digital platform regulation. Amongst the many challenges facing the Australian Government is whether it should take forward sector-specific competition and consumer protection regulation of digital platforms, in light of the recommendations made by the ACCC in its Interim… [Read More]