Digital Platform Inquiry

Australia’s digital advertising ecosystem and internet platforms will continue to face regulatory scrutiny well into the new decade, with two new ACCC probes announced this month.  Following the conclusion of the ACCC’s 18 month-long investigation into Google and Facebook, this week Treasurer Josh Frydenberg directed the competition watchdog to conduct

Legislators around the world want to give consumers more control over their data and personal information in the digital age. Already the effects of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are being felt by businesses worldwide. Yet the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a forthcoming privacy law from the home

Online advertising spend as has exploded since the very first banner ad appeared almost 25 years ago. But in recent years much of that growth has flowed into the pockets of two players: Google and Facebook. The ACCC’s 600-page Digital Platform Inquiry report paints a picture of a market dominated