sourceThis post was aggregated from Forrester (https://www.forrester.com).
READ The ALP pledges anti-scam centres and further social media crackdown (via ALP). The ALP has announced a National Anti-Scam Centre to protect Australians from online scams including fake cryptocurrency and investment scams and tough new industry codes for social media platforms to protect consumers. Clearview AI breaches Australians’ privacy […]
This might be our last Tech Check Digest for the year but the news and announcements have certainly not slowed down, in fact, it’s going to be a very busy summer period for anyone working in technology policy, legislation and digital rights. READ What are the Coalition’s proposed anti-trolling social […]
If elected, a Labor Government intends to invest $1 billion towards improving Australia’s manufacturing industries. Through an Advanced Manufacturing Fund, Labor aims to rebuild Australia’s industrial base across sectors like transport, defence, food processing, medical science, renewables, and low emission manufacturing technologies. It will be part of a $15 billion […]
Tech Check – 2022 Summer Relaunch Welcome to what comes next! After the summer of freedom that came at a heavy cost, we are back to promote the cause of well-designed regulation of network technology. sourceThis post was aggregated from The Australia Institute Centre for Responsible Technology (https://www.centreforresponsibletechnology.org.au).
The Australian government is increasingly using algorithms to develop and implement policy initiatives. This has potentially large implications in how we make policy that is fair to all Australians. Of particular concern are the systemic biases and limitations in algorithms that often discriminate against minorities and vulnerable groups. Special guest […]
This week was a huge one for online regulation, with the much anticipated updates to the Privacy Act review dropping, including a specific Online Privacy Bill, the latest ACCC report on competition in search, and a private member’s bill on social media defamation. READ Social media giants face $10m fines […]