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Google’s Texas antitrust lawsuit places allegations of adtech-market abuse at center stage
05 February 2021 00:00
Google’s United States Supreme Court copyright win against Oracle over the development of the Android operating system was a huge development, with the case spending the past 10 years bouncing around courts in the US. The ruling is significant because it may shed some light on how tech developers can add value to existing coding. Also on the podcast this week: How China’s electronic media is playing a role in increasing the public’s understanding of privacy.
Google notches huge Android copyright win from US Supreme Court over Oracle, but still faces antitrust scrutiny05 April 2021 00:00 by Mike SwiftCapping a decade of litigation ruling Google’s copying elements of Java to create Android OS was legal fair use.
26 March 2021 06:52 by Xu YuanOn World Consumer Rights Day, China's CCTV features a show that includes undercover journalists expose malpractices by businesses related to lives of consumers.
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
Laurel Henning Senior Correspondent
Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and... Read more
Michael Acton Senior Correspondent
Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.