Progress

Current status
under deliberation
18 Mar 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Australia
Policy Area
Content moderation
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: user-generated content
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
competition authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

18 Mar 2022
under deliberation

Australian Competition Authority initiates legal proceedings against Meta

On 18 March, 2022, the ACCC initiated Federal Court proceedings against Meta Platforms, Inc. and Meta Platforms Ireland Limited with regards to deceiving advertisements on the Facebook platform. The ACCC considers Meta responsible for the content of…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body competition authority