Rod Sims

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Rod Sims said : "We've had a lot of feedback that prices, particularly of fresh produce, have gone up," External link

Stuff Friday, March 27, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We want to check if prices are going up a bit that it's really the farmers who are benefiting," "If prices are going up and there's no change in margin at supermarkets or wholesalers and it's all benefiting farmers, that's OK. I don't think anybody's going to begrudge the farmers making a bit more money at the moment or recovering past losses" External link

Stuff Friday, March 27, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Ultimately, we determined that although there is a notable level of competition between the particular print titles, the transaction was not likely to substantially lessen competition because publishers in other media, particularly online publishers, will increasingly compete with Bauer,” External link

aap-au Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims comments : “making sure we are last man standing” External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : “Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it’s really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines,” “We don’t want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don’t want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce” External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

theage Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims déclaré ( about Alan Joyce ) : "L'Australie est entrée dans cette crise avec deux compagnies offrant un service complet et il est important qu'elle en ressorte avec ces deux compagnies" "Nous ne voulons pas du genre de changements structurels que pourrait avoir suggéré M. Joyce" External link

tv5 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims déclaré ( about Alan Joyce ) : "L'Australie est entrée dans cette crise avec deux compagnies offrant un service complet et il est important qu'elle en ressorte avec ces deux compagnies" "Nous ne voulons pas du genre de changements structurels que pourrait avoir suggéré M. Joyce" External link

lavenir Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : "Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it's really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines," "We don't want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don't want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : “making sure we are last man standing” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : “Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it’s really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines,” “We don’t want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don’t want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : "Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it's really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines," "We don't want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don't want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We recognise and appreciate that individual supermarket chains have already taken a number of important steps to mitigate the many issues caused by panic buying," External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We recognise the urgency of this issue. We consider that this relief package will enable banks to quickly provide relief to impacted businesses, and allow them to keep employing their staff," "Importantly, interim authorisation does not mean that individual banks can't decide to offer more favourable and tailored terms to their small business customers experiencing financial hardship during these times" External link

abc-au Friday, March 20, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “Despite this outcome, we will continue to oppose mergers that we believe will substantially lessen competition,” External link

reuters-uk Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims says : "This decision sends a strong message to comparison websites and search engines that if ranking or ordering of results is based or influenced by advertising, they should be upfront and clear with consumers about this so that consumers are not misled," External link

Stuff Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims disse : "A Trivago ganha dinheiro com as comissões pagas pelos anunciantes em seu site" External link

otempo Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims disse : "A Trivago ganha dinheiro com as comissões pagas pelos anunciantes em seu site" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Trivago makes its money by the commissions paid by those advertising on its website," "They prioritise those people who pay the largest commission on their website. Therefore, the consumers are getting directed to advertisers which most benefit Trivago rather than advertisers which most benefit consumers" External link

4-traders Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We brought this case because we consider that Trivago's conduct was particularly egregious," "Many consumers may have been tricked by these price displays into thinking they were getting great discounts. In fact, Trivago wasn't comparing apples with apples when it came to room type for these room rate comparisons" External link

zdnet Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Essentially, Volkswagen's software made its diesel cars, utes and vans operate in two modes," "One that was designed to test well and another that operated when the vehicle was actually being used and which produced higher emissions. This was concealed from Australian regulators and the tens of thousands of Australian consumers driving these vehicles" External link

nzherald Friday, December 20, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Volkswagen vehicles would not have obtained the ratings that they did on the Green Vehicle Guide website if the Government had been made aware of the effect of two-mode software on the emissions testing results," "Volkswagen's conduct undermined the integrity and functioning of Australia's vehicle import regulations which are designed to protect consumers" External link

nzherald Friday, December 20, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This penalty reflects a trend of ever higher penalties for breaches of Australian consumer law,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 20, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Asahi argued to us that cider and beer are part of the same market, but our preliminary view is that cider is a separate market and drinkers do not readily switch between beer and cider," External link

wsau Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We are alleging that TasPorts’ actions are driven by an anti-competitive purpose, and that its conduct has had or is likely to have an anti-competitive effect,” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, December 9, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We take commitments made to us very seriously. The ACCC will be keeping a very close eye on Coles to ensure they follow through on this commitment, and we are not ruling out future litigation if necessary,” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We recognise, however, that some limited co-ordination between liners visiting Australia may be in the public interest, by supporting efficient shipping services. This consultation process will allow us to examine how liners co-ordinate, so we can make sure the proposed class exemption would only apply to conduct that is clearly beneficial,” External link

worldmaritimenews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We are concerned about Optus' recent track record in misleading consumers about the NBN. We expect that this $6.4 million penalty will serve as a warning to Optus and other telcos that they must not mislead consumers about their choices when the NBN is being rolled out," External link

9news Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims explained : “The ACCC does not consider it to be economically efficient for a service provider to be allowed to charge any user for costs of assets that have already been funded by users,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Everyone who receives an email or letter from Telstra about their NBN service should take note of the maximum speed they are getting and check that they are not paying for something they are not receiving," "Your maximum speed stays the same no matter which provider you're with, so once you know your maximum speed, make sure you are getting the best deal available for you" External link

zdnet Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We have concerns that NBN Co's wholesale pricing has resulted in unfair outcomes for those consumers who have no need for, or do not want, higher speed plans," External link

zdnet Friday, November 1, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Our case is that consumers would have understood as a result of this conduct that by switching off their ‘Location History’ setting, Google would stop collecting their location data, plain and simple,” “We allege that Google misled consumers by staying silent about the fact that another setting also had to be switched off,” External link

laht Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were,” External link

nypost Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

brownsvilleherald Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

mynews13 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

gazette Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

wral Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

kiro7 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," "So you could have been walking around the city ... thinking that your location history wasn't being collected, when in fact it was being collected and it was being kept," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Many consumers make a conscious decision to turn off settings to stop the collection of their location data, but we allege that Google's conduct may have prevented consumers from making that choice," External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," "So you could have been walking around the city ... thinking that your location history wasn't being collected, when in fact it was being collected and it was being kept," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "If we were to win this case I think that would affect Google’s behaviour worldwide," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be going for significant penalties," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "If we were to win this case I think that would affect Google’s behaviour worldwide," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be going for significant penalties," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We want declarations that the current behavior should not continue," External link

dw-en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers do not only benefit from the lower prices they find using these apps, but they also help reward retailers who actively compete on price," External link

9news Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers do not only benefit from the lower prices they find using these apps, but they also help reward retailers who actively compete on price," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Right now, we are approaching a peak period for NBN service activations and mandatory migrations. The window for many consumers to migrate to the NBN without losing their existing fixed line service is closing," "We are interested in what changes can be made quickly to promote competition and the interests of consumers, while allowing NBN Co the opportunity to grow its revenues, invest in its business and earn an appropriate rate of return" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, October 14, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "This lack of certainty creates unnecessary risks that may ultimately be passed on to consumers, who may face higher prices and reduced quality and product offerings as a result," External link

zdnet Monday, October 14, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Market feedback suggests that NBN Co's entry into the wholesale enterprise market has increased competition, particularly in areas where Telstra is the only other fixed-line infrastructure provider," External link

zdnet Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be closely monitoring NBN Co's conduct under the enforceable undertaking, and reserve our right to take further action if we are not satisfied," External link

zdnet Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "These proposed regulated terms will establish baseline service standards, while allowing parties freedom to bargain on specific terms," External link

zdnet Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims told : "We are convinced that some form of mandatory arrangement needs to be in place," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims told : "We are convinced that some form of mandatory arrangement needs to be in place," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "This used to be a debate of America versus Europe and that’s not there anymore," External link

watoday Friday, September 13, 2019 6:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about York High School ) : "Parents, students and staff at York High School have known that there have been significant changes in the last two years since it became part of the South Bank Academy Trust. " External link

yorkpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Facebook and Google either comply with our laws or they don't do business in Australia," "When you have these cases they are way more important than penalties because once you are found to have breached the law it is very difficult for the digital platforms to continue that behaviour," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims told : "These are not community based, not for profit, companies, no matter how much they seek to portray themselves as benevolent enablers of human interaction and knowledge sharing," External link

zdnet Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “In our opinion this would likely lead to higher prices and reduced quality of service,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 9, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “There appear to be high barriers for a company seeking to enter or expand into the supply of longwall relocation equipment hire, including high capital costs and long lead times in acquiring the equipment,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 9, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will argue that HealthEngine disregarded around 17,000 reviews, and altered around 3,000 in the relevant time period," "The ACCC considers that the alleged conduct by HealthEngine is particularly egregious because patients would have visited doctors at their time of need based on manipulated reviews that did not accurately reflect the experience of other patients" External link

zdnet Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Cartel conduct, such as that engaged in by K-line, not only cheats consumers and other businesses through inflated prices and costs, but also restricts healthy economic growth and discourages innovation,” External link

seatrade-global Monday, August 5, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This decision is a serious warning to businesses and will deter others seeking to join or start a cartel. Businesses should know that engaging in cartel conduct will result in ACCC scrutiny and result in potentially very serious consequences,” External link

seatrade-global Monday, August 5, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We must ignore those who worry about the value of assets that are sunk, and focus on how the NBN can best contribute to Australia," "A key NBN issue is entry level pricing. If the 12/1 service is priced the same as the old equivalent ADSL service then, we can be assured that those who want a better NBN service are prepared to pay for it, because they otherwise have the backstop of getting pre-NBN speeds and pricing" External link

zdnet Monday, August 5, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This decision is a serious warning to businesses and will deter others seeking to join or start a cartel. Businesses should know that engaging in cartel conduct will result in ACCC scrutiny and result in potentially very serious consequences,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, August 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We consider this shareholding has the potential to impact Alliance's future growth and its ability to be a strong competitor," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 1, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

Stuff Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the Court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 29, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

smh Monday, July 29, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

watoday Monday, July 29, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

japantoday Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 26, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

yenisafak-en Friday, July 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

irishtimes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

wsau Friday, July 26, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, July 26, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “In some locations, the acquisition will lead to ANZ Terminals becoming the only storage provider for some liquid products. This loss of competition could result in higher prices for customers, or lower levels of service,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumer issues in the provision of broadband services, including addressing misleading speed claims and statements made during the transition to the NBN, have become one of the ACCC's most prominent issues in the past two years and highlights the importance of both our consumer and competition focus," External link

zdnet Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

businessday Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage,” External link

laht Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 5, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

mercopress Friday, July 5, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

AsiaOne Friday, July 5, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

firstpost Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

newshub Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

geo-tv Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims explica : "de acordo com a Lei do Consumidor da Austrália, as empresas não podem enganar os consumidores sobre os recursos de seus produtos. Qualquer tentativa de fazer isso irá arriscar ação judicial da ACCC" External link

noticias-terra-br Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

reuters-uk Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 4, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

cnbc Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims says : "The ACCC alleges Samsung's advertisements falsely and misleadingly represented Galaxy phones would be suitable for use in, or for exposure to, all types of water, including in ocean water and swimming pools, and would not be affected by such exposure to water for the life of the phone, when this was not the case" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

nan Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

cnbc Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Samsung itself has acknowledged that water resistance is an important factor influencing Australian consumer decisions when they choose what mobile phone to purchase," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust2 Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

4-traders Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Removing TPG as an independent player, with its customer base, backhaul infrastructure, and spectrum, would, in our view, have a very negative impact on Australian consumers in this increasingly important market," External link

zdnet Monday, June 3, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The prospect of more rational pricing, meaning higher and stable pricing, was warmly anticipated by many analysts when this merger was first announced. Most commentators at that time, therefore, saw the merger as a long-term positive for Telstra and Optus," External link

zdnet Monday, May 27, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : "TPG is also facing reducing margins in fixed home broadband due to the NBN rollout. Further, there is the growing take-up of mobile broadband services in place of fixed home broadband services which is expected to increase especially after the rollout of 5G technology," "After thorough examination, we have concluded that, if this proposed merger does not proceed, there is a real chance TPG will roll out a mobile network" External link

zdnet Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “TPG has a proven track record of disrupting the telecommunications sector and establishing itself as a successful competitor to the benefit of consumers,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims noted : “Our preliminary view is that TPG is currently on track to become the fourth mobile network operator in Australia, and as such it’s likely to be an aggressive competitor” External link

heraldsun Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers are often scraping together the money to go to concerts and sporting events, and to then be charged outrageous booking fees on top of that in misleading ways, we think is appalling behaviour," External link

Stuff Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We consider these contract terms are unfair because they allow Australian 4WD Hire to charge customers for purported vehicle damage without having to prove any actual damage occurred" External link

qt Friday, April 19, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

smh Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Viagogo was charging extraordinarily high booking fees and many consumers were caught out," "Today's Federal Court decision is a reminder to businesses that consumers must be clearly told that there are additional fees associated with a displayed price" External link

nzherald Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

watoday Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Price fixing involves competitors agreeing on a price rather than competing fairly against one another," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Under the new pricing, the cost of accessing the NBN to supply a 12 megabit service has increased substantially and is now, amazingly, close to the cost to supply a 50 megabit service, with this gap likely to narrow further," "To give one example, Optus increased its asking price for new customers acquiring an entry-level NBN plan to AU$80 per month -- a AU$20 increase. Extraordinarily, this was AU$10 more expensive per month than its 50 megabit plan" External link

zdnet Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We believe NBN Co's entry-level services should be anchored to existing ADSL pricing. This is only fair to consumers because they have no choice but to move to the NBN as their existing services are being withdrawn," "This says to me that not only have we lost the anchor but we are quite possibly charting a course that favours meeting NBN Co's revenue projections, at the expense of the NBN's potential to benefit the economy, and consumers" External link

zdnet Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims dit : «Volkswagen a enfreint à plusieurs reprises le droit de la consommation australien en dissimulant dans ses véhicules un logiciel truquant les tests d'émissions et trompant le consommateur sur la conformité desdits véhicules» External link

24heures Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:53:00 PM EAT



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Rod Sims said : "We've had a lot of feedback that prices, particularly of fresh produce, have gone up," External link

Stuff Friday, March 27, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We want to check if prices are going up a bit that it's really the farmers who are benefiting," "If prices are going up and there's no change in margin at supermarkets or wholesalers and it's all benefiting farmers, that's OK. I don't think anybody's going to begrudge the farmers making a bit more money at the moment or recovering past losses" External link

Stuff Friday, March 27, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Ultimately, we determined that although there is a notable level of competition between the particular print titles, the transaction was not likely to substantially lessen competition because publishers in other media, particularly online publishers, will increasingly compete with Bauer,” External link

aap-au Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims comments : “making sure we are last man standing” External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : “Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it’s really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines,” “We don’t want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don’t want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce” External link

asiatimes Wednesday, March 25, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

theage Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims saying : “you just can't sell to your nearest competitor” External link

smh Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims déclaré ( about Alan Joyce ) : "L'Australie est entrée dans cette crise avec deux compagnies offrant un service complet et il est important qu'elle en ressorte avec ces deux compagnies" "Nous ne voulons pas du genre de changements structurels que pourrait avoir suggéré M. Joyce" External link

tv5 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims déclaré ( about Alan Joyce ) : "L'Australie est entrée dans cette crise avec deux compagnies offrant un service complet et il est important qu'elle en ressorte avec ces deux compagnies" "Nous ne voulons pas du genre de changements structurels que pourrait avoir suggéré M. Joyce" External link

lavenir Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : "Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it's really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines," "We don't want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don't want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : “making sure we are last man standing” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : “Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it’s really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines,” “We don’t want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don’t want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

ibtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims comments : "making sure we are last man standing" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims insisted ( about Mr Joyce ) : "Australia went into this crisis with two full service airlines and it's really important that we come out the other end with two full service airlines," "We don't want to damage the structure of the economy, so that when the health crisis is over, we can rise up and be ready to go. So we don't want the sort of structural change that might be being suggested by Mr Joyce" External link

afp-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We recognise and appreciate that individual supermarket chains have already taken a number of important steps to mitigate the many issues caused by panic buying," External link

9news Tuesday, March 24, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We recognise the urgency of this issue. We consider that this relief package will enable banks to quickly provide relief to impacted businesses, and allow them to keep employing their staff," "Importantly, interim authorisation does not mean that individual banks can't decide to offer more favourable and tailored terms to their small business customers experiencing financial hardship during these times" External link

abc-au Friday, March 20, 2020 6:06:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “Despite this outcome, we will continue to oppose mergers that we believe will substantially lessen competition,” External link

reuters-uk Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Australian consumers have lost a once-in-a-generation opportunity for stronger competition and cheaper mobile telecommunications services with this merger now allowed to proceed," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The future without a merger is uncertain. But we know that competition is lost when main incumbents acquire innovative new competitors," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims says : "This decision sends a strong message to comparison websites and search engines that if ranking or ordering of results is based or influenced by advertising, they should be upfront and clear with consumers about this so that consumers are not misled," External link

Stuff Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims disse : "A Trivago ganha dinheiro com as comissões pagas pelos anunciantes em seu site" External link

otempo Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims disse : "A Trivago ganha dinheiro com as comissões pagas pelos anunciantes em seu site" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Trivago makes its money by the commissions paid by those advertising on its website," "They prioritise those people who pay the largest commission on their website. Therefore, the consumers are getting directed to advertisers which most benefit Trivago rather than advertisers which most benefit consumers" External link

4-traders Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We brought this case because we consider that Trivago's conduct was particularly egregious," "Many consumers may have been tricked by these price displays into thinking they were getting great discounts. In fact, Trivago wasn't comparing apples with apples when it came to room type for these room rate comparisons" External link

zdnet Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Essentially, Volkswagen's software made its diesel cars, utes and vans operate in two modes," "One that was designed to test well and another that operated when the vehicle was actually being used and which produced higher emissions. This was concealed from Australian regulators and the tens of thousands of Australian consumers driving these vehicles" External link

nzherald Friday, December 20, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Volkswagen vehicles would not have obtained the ratings that they did on the Green Vehicle Guide website if the Government had been made aware of the effect of two-mode software on the emissions testing results," "Volkswagen's conduct undermined the integrity and functioning of Australia's vehicle import regulations which are designed to protect consumers" External link

nzherald Friday, December 20, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This penalty reflects a trend of ever higher penalties for breaches of Australian consumer law,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 20, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Asahi argued to us that cider and beer are part of the same market, but our preliminary view is that cider is a separate market and drinkers do not readily switch between beer and cider," External link

wsau Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We are alleging that TasPorts’ actions are driven by an anti-competitive purpose, and that its conduct has had or is likely to have an anti-competitive effect,” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, December 9, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We take commitments made to us very seriously. The ACCC will be keeping a very close eye on Coles to ensure they follow through on this commitment, and we are not ruling out future litigation if necessary,” External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “We recognise, however, that some limited co-ordination between liners visiting Australia may be in the public interest, by supporting efficient shipping services. This consultation process will allow us to examine how liners co-ordinate, so we can make sure the proposed class exemption would only apply to conduct that is clearly beneficial,” External link

worldmaritimenews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We are concerned about Optus' recent track record in misleading consumers about the NBN. We expect that this $6.4 million penalty will serve as a warning to Optus and other telcos that they must not mislead consumers about their choices when the NBN is being rolled out," External link

9news Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims explained : “The ACCC does not consider it to be economically efficient for a service provider to be allowed to charge any user for costs of assets that have already been funded by users,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Everyone who receives an email or letter from Telstra about their NBN service should take note of the maximum speed they are getting and check that they are not paying for something they are not receiving," "Your maximum speed stays the same no matter which provider you're with, so once you know your maximum speed, make sure you are getting the best deal available for you" External link

zdnet Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We have concerns that NBN Co's wholesale pricing has resulted in unfair outcomes for those consumers who have no need for, or do not want, higher speed plans," External link

zdnet Friday, November 1, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Our case is that consumers would have understood as a result of this conduct that by switching off their ‘Location History’ setting, Google would stop collecting their location data, plain and simple,” “We allege that Google misled consumers by staying silent about the fact that another setting also had to be switched off,” External link

laht Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were,” External link

nypost Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

brownsvilleherald Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

mynews13 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

gazette Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

wral Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

kiro7 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," "So you could have been walking around the city ... thinking that your location history wasn't being collected, when in fact it was being collected and it was being kept," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:34:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Many consumers make a conscious decision to turn off settings to stop the collection of their location data, but we allege that Google's conduct may have prevented consumers from making that choice," External link

news4jax Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "When people had their location history turned off, they may have felt that Google was not collecting their location data and recording it and keeping it, but in fact they were," "So you could have been walking around the city ... thinking that your location history wasn't being collected, when in fact it was being collected and it was being kept," External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, October 29, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "If we were to win this case I think that would affect Google’s behaviour worldwide," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be going for significant penalties," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "If we were to win this case I think that would affect Google’s behaviour worldwide," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be going for significant penalties," External link

watoday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We want declarations that the current behavior should not continue," External link

dw-en Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers do not only benefit from the lower prices they find using these apps, but they also help reward retailers who actively compete on price," External link

9news Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers do not only benefit from the lower prices they find using these apps, but they also help reward retailers who actively compete on price," External link

bordermail Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Right now, we are approaching a peak period for NBN service activations and mandatory migrations. The window for many consumers to migrate to the NBN without losing their existing fixed line service is closing," "We are interested in what changes can be made quickly to promote competition and the interests of consumers, while allowing NBN Co the opportunity to grow its revenues, invest in its business and earn an appropriate rate of return" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, October 14, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "This lack of certainty creates unnecessary risks that may ultimately be passed on to consumers, who may face higher prices and reduced quality and product offerings as a result," External link

zdnet Monday, October 14, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Market feedback suggests that NBN Co's entry into the wholesale enterprise market has increased competition, particularly in areas where Telstra is the only other fixed-line infrastructure provider," External link

zdnet Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will be closely monitoring NBN Co's conduct under the enforceable undertaking, and reserve our right to take further action if we are not satisfied," External link

zdnet Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "These proposed regulated terms will establish baseline service standards, while allowing parties freedom to bargain on specific terms," External link

zdnet Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims told : "We are convinced that some form of mandatory arrangement needs to be in place," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims told : "We are convinced that some form of mandatory arrangement needs to be in place," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "This used to be a debate of America versus Europe and that’s not there anymore," External link

watoday Friday, September 13, 2019 6:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about York High School ) : "Parents, students and staff at York High School have known that there have been significant changes in the last two years since it became part of the South Bank Academy Trust. " External link

yorkpress Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Facebook and Google either comply with our laws or they don't do business in Australia," "When you have these cases they are way more important than penalties because once you are found to have breached the law it is very difficult for the digital platforms to continue that behaviour," External link

trendnews-az Wednesday, August 14, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims told : "These are not community based, not for profit, companies, no matter how much they seek to portray themselves as benevolent enablers of human interaction and knowledge sharing," External link

zdnet Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “In our opinion this would likely lead to higher prices and reduced quality of service,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 9, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “There appear to be high barriers for a company seeking to enter or expand into the supply of longwall relocation equipment hire, including high capital costs and long lead times in acquiring the equipment,” External link

miningweekly Friday, August 9, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We will argue that HealthEngine disregarded around 17,000 reviews, and altered around 3,000 in the relevant time period," "The ACCC considers that the alleged conduct by HealthEngine is particularly egregious because patients would have visited doctors at their time of need based on manipulated reviews that did not accurately reflect the experience of other patients" External link

zdnet Thursday, August 8, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Cartel conduct, such as that engaged in by K-line, not only cheats consumers and other businesses through inflated prices and costs, but also restricts healthy economic growth and discourages innovation,” External link

seatrade-global Monday, August 5, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This decision is a serious warning to businesses and will deter others seeking to join or start a cartel. Businesses should know that engaging in cartel conduct will result in ACCC scrutiny and result in potentially very serious consequences,” External link

seatrade-global Monday, August 5, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We must ignore those who worry about the value of assets that are sunk, and focus on how the NBN can best contribute to Australia," "A key NBN issue is entry level pricing. If the 12/1 service is priced the same as the old equivalent ADSL service then, we can be assured that those who want a better NBN service are prepared to pay for it, because they otherwise have the backstop of getting pre-NBN speeds and pricing" External link

zdnet Monday, August 5, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “This decision is a serious warning to businesses and will deter others seeking to join or start a cartel. Businesses should know that engaging in cartel conduct will result in ACCC scrutiny and result in potentially very serious consequences,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, August 2, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We consider this shareholding has the potential to impact Alliance's future growth and its ability to be a strong competitor," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 1, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

Stuff Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the Court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

yahoo-au Monday, July 29, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

smh Monday, July 29, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

theage Monday, July 29, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about error ) : "The ACCC will also argue that the court made an error by rejecting the ACCC's case that Kimberly-Clark had claimed the Kleenex Wipes would break up quickly like toilet paper when flushed," "The ACCC is aware of problems continuing to be reported by Australian water authorities as a result of non-suitable products, such as wet wipes, being flushed down the toilet and contributing to blockages and other operational issues" External link

watoday Monday, July 29, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

japantoday Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

dhakatribune Friday, July 26, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

yenisafak-en Friday, July 26, 2019 2:36:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

irishtimes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It's really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues," External link

wsau Friday, July 26, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We cannot leave these issues to be dealt with by commercial entities with substantial reach and market power. It’s really up to government and regulators to get up to date and stay up to date in relation to all these issues,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, July 26, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : “In some locations, the acquisition will lead to ANZ Terminals becoming the only storage provider for some liquid products. This loss of competition could result in higher prices for customers, or lower levels of service,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumer issues in the provision of broadband services, including addressing misleading speed claims and statements made during the transition to the NBN, have become one of the ACCC's most prominent issues in the past two years and highlights the importance of both our consumer and competition focus," External link

zdnet Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

businessday Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage,” External link

laht Saturday, July 6, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, July 5, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

mercopress Friday, July 5, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

AsiaOne Friday, July 5, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

firstpost Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

newshub Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

geo-tv Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims explica : "de acordo com a Lei do Consumidor da Austrália, as empresas não podem enganar os consumidores sobre os recursos de seus produtos. Qualquer tentativa de fazer isso irá arriscar ação judicial da ACCC" External link

noticias-terra-br Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

reuters-uk Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 4, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

cnbc Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims says : "The ACCC alleges Samsung's advertisements falsely and misleadingly represented Galaxy phones would be suitable for use in, or for exposure to, all types of water, including in ocean water and swimming pools, and would not be affected by such exposure to water for the life of the phone, when this was not the case" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

nan Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn’t be to attract customers,” “Samsung’s advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

cnbc Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:14:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Samsung itself has acknowledged that water resistance is an important factor influencing Australian consumer decisions when they choose what mobile phone to purchase," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust2 Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : “Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers,” “Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

trust Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said ( about Galaxy Note ) : "Samsung showed the Galaxy phones used in situations they shouldn't be to attract customers," "Samsung's advertisements, we believe, denied consumers an informed choice and gave Samsung an unfair competitive advantage" External link

4-traders Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Removing TPG as an independent player, with its customer base, backhaul infrastructure, and spectrum, would, in our view, have a very negative impact on Australian consumers in this increasingly important market," External link

zdnet Monday, June 3, 2019 6:16:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "The prospect of more rational pricing, meaning higher and stable pricing, was warmly anticipated by many analysts when this merger was first announced. Most commentators at that time, therefore, saw the merger as a long-term positive for Telstra and Optus," External link

zdnet Monday, May 27, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims added : "TPG is also facing reducing margins in fixed home broadband due to the NBN rollout. Further, there is the growing take-up of mobile broadband services in place of fixed home broadband services which is expected to increase especially after the rollout of 5G technology," "After thorough examination, we have concluded that, if this proposed merger does not proceed, there is a real chance TPG will roll out a mobile network" External link

zdnet Thursday, May 9, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “TPG has a proven track record of disrupting the telecommunications sector and establishing itself as a successful competitor to the benefit of consumers,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Rod Sims noted : “Our preliminary view is that TPG is currently on track to become the fourth mobile network operator in Australia, and as such it’s likely to be an aggressive competitor” External link

heraldsun Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Consumers are often scraping together the money to go to concerts and sporting events, and to then be charged outrageous booking fees on top of that in misleading ways, we think is appalling behaviour," External link

Stuff Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We consider these contract terms are unfair because they allow Australian 4WD Hire to charge customers for purported vehicle damage without having to prove any actual damage occurred" External link

qt Friday, April 19, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

smh Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Viagogo was charging extraordinarily high booking fees and many consumers were caught out," "Today's Federal Court decision is a reminder to businesses that consumers must be clearly told that there are additional fees associated with a displayed price" External link

nzherald Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

watoday Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:53:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : “We urge consumers to only buy tickets from authorised sellers, or they risk their tickets being dishonoured at the gates or doors,” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 18, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Price fixing involves competitors agreeing on a price rather than competing fairly against one another," External link

abc-au Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "Under the new pricing, the cost of accessing the NBN to supply a 12 megabit service has increased substantially and is now, amazingly, close to the cost to supply a 50 megabit service, with this gap likely to narrow further," "To give one example, Optus increased its asking price for new customers acquiring an entry-level NBN plan to AU$80 per month -- a AU$20 increase. Extraordinarily, this was AU$10 more expensive per month than its 50 megabit plan" External link

zdnet Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims said : "We believe NBN Co's entry-level services should be anchored to existing ADSL pricing. This is only fair to consumers because they have no choice but to move to the NBN as their existing services are being withdrawn," "This says to me that not only have we lost the anchor but we are quite possibly charting a course that favours meeting NBN Co's revenue projections, at the expense of the NBN's potential to benefit the economy, and consumers" External link

zdnet Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Rod Sims dit : «Volkswagen a enfreint à plusieurs reprises le droit de la consommation australien en dissimulant dans ses véhicules un logiciel truquant les tests d'émissions et trompant le consommateur sur la conformité desdits véhicules» External link

24heures Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:53:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman83.59%EN12/11/201711/12/2017
consumer commission chairman5.82%EN12/07/201707/12/2017
chief1.05%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
head0.57%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
consumer commission chief0.57%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
boss1.72%EN06/20/201720/06/2017
strong supporter0.19%EN11/09/201609/11/2016
président1.15%FR09/02/201602/09/2016
consumer commission boss0.57%EN08/12/201612/08/2016
commissioner0.57%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
chairperson0.10%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
consumer commission head0.10%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
australian competition and consumer commission chairman3.82%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
australia competition and consumer commission chairman0.19%EN05/23/201623/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Rod SimsEN86.76%
Rod SimsES10.84%
Rod SimsFR2.40%
Rod SimsPT0.00%


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