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Google's Android privacy lawsuit in Australia slated for November hearing

By Laurel Henning
  • 05 Nov 2020 18:39
  • 05 Nov 2020 18:39
Google's Australian consumer lawsuit over allegations it misled consumers about the location data it collected and stored through its Android operating system is set to begin hearings on Nov. 30, as lawyers work over the next three weeks to finalize the evidence on which they will rely.
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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 climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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