In Australia certain company takeovers are blocked from taking place, if there is an alleged danger to the consumers.
For example the ACCC blocked the Vodafone TPG merger, see link:
No such action in the ‘land of the free’?
That’s a shame, as Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, will lead to Fitbit consumers being put at risk, another database added to Google’s repertoire used for spying and so called ‘marketing’ purposes.
It's not enough that Google was deceptive in their business conduct, where it stole your data, but now it will also have access to your biometric data that you have generated.
Is that truly 'good' for the consumers?
No lawsuit against Google for that, in the most litigious country on the planet?
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We do not recommend the use of smartwatches/fitness tracks where one is forced to login to the corporation's servers in order to use the device or where the device stores the data in a the 'cloud'.