Amazon puts obstacles in the way of consumers who wish to unsubscribe from its Amazon Prime service. Today the Norwegian Consumer Council filed a legal complaint against the company for breaches of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive.
Today the Irish Data Protection Commission announced that they are initiating an investigation of how Google tracks its users. The investigation is based on a 2018 report and legal complaint by the Norwegian Consumer Council.
In 2018, The Norwegian Consumer Council filed a complaint against Google for manipulating users into constant location tracking. Though the outcome of the complaint is yet to be seen, inspiration for, and coordination with, partner organizations is bearing fruit in other parts of the world.
Facebook and Google steer us into sharing vast amounts of information about ourselves, through cunning design, privacy invasive defaults, and “take it or leave it”-choices, according to an analysis of the companies’ privacy updates.
Today, the Norwegian Consumer Council has filed a complaint against Google. Based on new research Google is accused of using deceptive design and misleading information, which results in users accepting to be constantly tracked