As per a report in The Queensland Times, the ACCC is investigating accusations that Google is using up to $580-million worth of Australians' data yearly to track their movement and give that data to advertisers. The data is apparently used to help target users for advertising according to their location. The company is being said to send back the location of Android users to its servers even if the location-based services are switched off. Oracle also found that Google could also be gathering round 1GB of person data monthly. Moreover, the phone doesn't need to have any apps installed, or even a SIM card inserted.
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"Some mobile plans may only include a few gigabytes of data so if Google is harvesting a gigabyte of data, it is a very real cost to consumers", said David Vaile, chairman of the industry group, the Australian Privacy Foundation.
For context, Oracle has actively been in court with Google for more than 5 years over whether Android's usage of Java was considered fair use, and is certainly not an unbiased party.
Transferring this information to Google means the use of gigabytes of data paid by consumers in the form of data packages from telecommunication service providers.
According to Oracle, Google is accessing information such as barometric pressure readings and coordinates, which could be used to work out whether someone is located outside or in a shopping centre.
It was certainly a powerful moment in the film, especially for Peter and Gamora's relationship, which now spans three movies . That debut finally took place this weekend and the numbers were absolutely extraordinary.
However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks. Gunmen rushed the building following the first blast at the entrance, a member of the provincial council told Reuters .
The attacks came just days after Islamist prisoners killed five members of a counter-terrorism force at a jail near Jakarta . Christians, many of whom from the ethnic Chinese minority, make up about 9 percent of Indonesia's 260 million people.
Harry Kane became the second Premier League player to score 30 goals this season, as Spurs trailed 1-0 and 3-1. They will be joined in next year's Champions League by Manchester United , Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool .
U.S. officials imposed the ban last month, saying ZTE failed to abide by an agreement to stop selling to Iran and North Korea. Spokesmen for Zinke and Pompeo didn't immediately respond to a request for comment sent outside normal business hours.
Schwall decision to quit his job is not related to N.T.S.B.'s investigations regarding Tesla's Autopilot System. It was unknown at the time of the accident whether the driver was operating on the Autopilot feature.
Eight eco-guards at Virunga Park have died in the line of duty since the beginning of the year, the park management said. Before taking the tourists, they murdered the park ranger, Rachel Katumwa, 25, who had accompanied them there.
Israel said it conducted the biggest raid in at least three decades at Iran's military facilities inside Syria. Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran deal has left his country diplomatically isolated.
The team will have an 8.4 percent chance of receiving the seventh pick and a 0.4 percent chance of receiving the eighth pick. But for the Magic, a team that desperately needs a talent infusion, nabbing a top-three pick this year would be crucial.
70 pc turn out in K'taka Assembly polls
The Congress leader while speaking to reporters in Chamundeshwari constituency said, "This will be my last election". The post-poll surveys claimed that the Janata Dal (Secular) or JD (S) will be the "kingmaker" with almost 40 seats.
No Ebola in Kenya, Government Says
This Ebola outbreak is the DRC's 9th known outbreak since 1976, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ebola is spread through person-to-person contact with the blood, or other bodily fluids, of an infected person.
PM Offers Prayers At Iconic Muktinath Temple
On Saturday morning PM prayed at Muktinath temple and tried out the traditional drums along with the temple priests. It has been further reported that there will be a number of routes to be launched between India and Nepal .