New Zealand Herald: Aussie regulator investigating Google for using $626 million of user data to secretly track movements

New Zealand Herald: Aussie regulator investigating Google for using $626 million of user data to secretly track movements. “The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is investigating accusations Google is using as much as AU$580 million (NZ$626 million) worth of Australians’ phone plan data annually to secretly track their movements. ACCC chairman Rod Sims said he was briefed recently by US experts who had intercepted, copied and decrypted messages sent back to Google from mobiles running on the company’s Android operating system.”