ACCC Issues Paper Released: Digital Platform Services Inquiry – March 2024 report on data brokers

On July 13, 2023 Policy and Regulation

The ACCC this week released an issues paper inviting submissions to assist with its 8th interim report of the Digital Platform Services Inquiry, which will consider potential competition and consumer issues in the supply of data broker services in Australia.

The Issues Paper notes that, in this inquiry, it proposes to focus on third-party data brokers.  That is, data brokers that collect information about people from various third-party sources.  It specifically identifies CoreLogic, Equifax, Experian Illion, LiveRamp, Nielsen, PropTrack, Oracle and Quantium as companies whose products and services will be considered.

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