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ACCC cracks down on taxi company for blocking goCatch

The ACCC has promised greater scrutiny of the taxi industry after one company allegedly blocked drivers from accepting bookings via mobile phone and booking app goCatch.

By 15 October 2014

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​ACCC cracks down on dating sites and romance scammers

As Australians continue to lose money to "devastating" romance scams, the ACCC is conducting a major sweep of online dating sites to ensure they're protecting customers.

By 15 September 2014

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​ACCC petitioned over Telstra 'misuse of market power'

One of Telstra's mobile competitors has accused the telco of misusing its market power and providing "sub standard services" in regional Australia.

By 3 July 2014

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​ACCC cracks down on SMS charges

Australia's competition watchdog is set to regulate SMS fees amidst concerns that telcos are charging far more for their customers' texts than it actually costs to provide the service.

By 18 June 2014

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ACCC reaffirms consumer protections for copper switch off

With Telstra's legacy copper network set to switch off in 15 regions around Australia, the ACCC has moved to reassure residents in these areas that there are protections in place to maintain telco services during the switch.

By 23 May 2014

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ACCC cracks down on online payment phishing scam

The ACCC is warning Australians about a phishing scam calling for payment of bogus gas or electricity bills, as part of a crackdown on online fraud.

By 1 May 2014

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ACCC warns retailers about misleading sales

The ACCC is focusing on retail selling practices, warning retailers not to mislead customers on sales promotions and discounted items.

By 17 April 2014

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ACCC websites exposed to email data breach

Internet security is under the spotlight again with the ACCC announcing a number of its subscriber emails were inadvertently published online.

By 11 April 2014

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ACCC smacks down telco Medion for misrepresenting "unlimited" claims

Telco Medion has provided a court enforceable undertaking to the ACCC after misrepresenting its Aldi Mobile Unlimited Pack, which had significant usage restrictions.

By 6 March 2014

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ACCC makes Apple revise consumer guarantees

Apple has agreed, under a court-enforceable order from the ACCC, to increase its consumer guarantee period from 12 months to two years.

By 19 December 2013