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Australian court confirms $42.6 million fine against Google over misleading Android settings

Google has been hit with fines totaling $42.6 million over findings it misled some users of its Android devices in Australia, with a judge today confirming that he had accepted the penalties that had been agreed to by the tech giant and the country’s competition and consumer watchdog.

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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 European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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