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Australia’s picked a third fight with Google, this time telling it to jump higher if it wants to buy Fitbit. The nation’s competition and consumer commission (ACCC) today rejected Google’s plan to play nice if it acquires the fitness band maker. Google pledged not to use health data for advertising, but to allow competitors …

  1. Joe W Silver badge
    Pint

    Have one on me!

    At least somebody is not an invertebrate..

    1. Nunyabiznes

      Re: Have one on me!

      I'm a firm believer in second chances but believing BeEvil when they say they are going to play nice is giving them a 1,000,002 chance.

  2. Little Mouse

    Google can buy my FitBit if they want it.

    Good condition & still in its original packaging. It's been sitting in a drawer for the past year doing feck all.

  3. reub

    Does this opinion from the ACCC really matter? I mean Google can do whatever they want without bending over to some lame regulator here in Australia who thinks it has teeth but really can't do anything to a foreign owned and controlled company. Am I missing something?

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