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Data
Ping Identity empowers open banking adoption with additions to CDR sandbox
The new CDR versions establish the groundwork for concurrent consent, which enables a data holder to simultaneously have multiple data sharing arrangements with an individual customer.
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Ping Identity
Ping Identity launches new CDR sandbox for Aussie financial sector
Ping Identity has released its Australian Consumer Data Right (CDR) sandbox environment, with the goal to fast track open banking adoption in the country, and allow banks and FinTech companies to accelerate their CDR compliance efforts.
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Commerce Commission
Commission warns Spark for misleading in-contract customers
The warning follows an investigation into representations Spark made on its website and in emails in August and September 2018.
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Apple
Why 'Right to Repair' legislation could be a new lease on life for broken devices
“These companies are profiting at the expense of our environment and our pocketbooks as we become a throw-away society that discards over 6 million tonnes of electronics every year.”
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Big Data
Why only 13% of shoppers trust retailers with their personal data
Zebra Technologies revealed the results of its 11th annual Global Shopper Study, analysing the attitudes, opinions, and expectations of shoppers, retail associates and retail decision makers. 
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Commerce Commission
Mobile trader fines hit $1.56m with $330k for Mobile Shop
Auckland-based Mobile Shop pleaded guilty to 24 charges, 12 under the Fair Trading Act and 12 under the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act.
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Commerce Commission
Noel Leeming hit by nine charges of breaching consumer rights
The consumer retail, owned by The Warehouse Group, will defend the nine charges, each laid by different customers, in court at the end of May.