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Our hands tied on data sharing, says ACCC

Code share: The AAAA says the introduction of an information sharing system has made accessing manufacturer's service, repair and diagnostic data even harder.

Competition watchdog labels voluntary data sharing code “not particularly effective”

22 Apr 2016

- Independent vehicle repairers were handed more ammunition for their push for a government-mandated code of practice for sharing of vehicle repair information by motor companies when Australia's competition watchdog this week admitted it could not take action over alleged data blocking instances reported to it to date.

- Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commissioner Roger Featherston told the Australian Auto Aftermarket Conference in Melbourne this week that instances investigated by the ACCC so far had not contravened current law.

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