Capitol riot commission chair says ‘no question’ Trump allies planned 6 January attack beforehand- Tempemail

The chairman of the House select panel investigating the 6 January attack on the US Capitol said on Sunday that Steve Bannon’s testimony is crucial to understanding the premeditated nature of the attack. Speaking with Margaret Brennan on CBS’s Face the Nation, Rep Bennie Thompson reacted to unearthed footage of Continue Reading

Supreme Court commission talks positively of shorter terms- Tempemail

A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court has released a first look at its review, a draft report that is cautious in discussing proposals for expanding the court but also speaks approvingly of term limits for justices. The 36-member bipartisan commission, largely composed of academics, has Continue Reading

Supreme Court commission talks positively of shorter terms- Tempemail

A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court released a first look Thursday night at its review, a draft report that is cautious in discussing proposals for expanding the court but also speaks approvingly of term limits for justices. The 36-member bipartisan commission, largely composed of academics, Continue Reading

Gijima’s T-system SA Take Over is Approved by Competition Commission – Tempemail

Gijima has announced that the T-system South Africa (TSSA) acquisition has been approved by the Competition Commission. This deal is expected to position Gijima as the largest Black-owned ICT company in Southern Africa, with about 500 new employees joining Gijima in March. TSSA has been operating in South Africa for Continue Reading

Australia’s competition regulator flags legal cases against tech companies over ads | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Competition regulator Rod Sims has foreshadowed possible further legal cases against tech groups as a result of inquiries into mobile phone app stores and how ads are sold online. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which Sims chairs, has been investigating so-called “ad tech”, where search engine Google is a Continue Reading

Google faces $400m fine over Fitbit takeover if it doesn’t wait for competition watchdog’s approval | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Google faces a fine of up to $400m if it takes over Fitbit before the Australian competition regulator completes an investigation into the transaction. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Tuesday rejected an offer from Google to enter into a court-enforceable undertaking limiting the way it would use Continue Reading

US thinktank linked to Google donations criticised ‘problematic’ ACCC digital media inquiry | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)- Tempemail

An American thinktank funded partly by undisclosed donations from Google tried to convince Australia’s competition watchdog not to regulate the media giant during a landmark digital platforms inquiry. The Global Antitrust Institute, a thinktank based at Virginia’s George Mason University, last year submitted a strident, 24-page condemnation of preliminary findings Continue Reading

ACCC sues Google for collecting Australian users’ data without informed consent | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Australia’s consumer rights watchdog has launched legal action against Google for collecting the “potentially sensitive and private” browsing history of its users, allegedly without people’s informed consent. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges that Google misled consumers by not properly informing them about technology that tracked a user’s internet Continue Reading

EU Commission seeks feedback to extending rules ending roaming fees – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The European Commission has sought feedback to its planned extension of rules which ended mobile roaming charges across the bloc three years ago, with the move likely to trigger battles between telecoms operators on wholesale price caps. While EU users do not pay additional charges when making a call, sending Continue Reading

Competition Commission Approves Cell C Recapitalisation | Tempemail

Image sourced from Town Press The Competition Commission announced that the proposed acquisition of Cell C assets by Gatsby SPV has been conditionally approved. “The Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal to conditionally approve the proposed transaction in which Gatsby SPV intends to acquire certain assets of the mobile Continue Reading