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Following the 2019 Australian Federal Election, Paul Fletcher, Member for Bradfield, has been appointed Australia’s new Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts. The former Communications and Arts portfolio has been expanded to specifically name responsibility for Cyber Safety. Read more here.
“95% of parents want more information about online safety,” says Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant, who has conducted research on parenting in the digital age. The first government agency in the world dedicated to online safety, eSafety produced the report ‘Parenting in the digital age’ to explore the experience of parents and carers raising… [Read More]
The Australian Press Council has responded to raids by the Australian Federal Police in June 2019. The raid on the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Sydney headquarters were over ‘the Afghan Files’ – a series of investigative stories published in 2017 revealing allegations of unlawful conduct by Australian special forces that were based on secret documents… [Read More]
We regularly update members and friends of the IIC with news about our events and meetings and give updates on what is going on in our regional offices. We have IIC Directors in Australia, Europe, throughout Asia and in the USA and Canada and they provide a rich calendar of meetings, reports and analysis from… [Read More]
The Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) has published “Market definition and market power in the platform economy”, which provides guidance on how to define markets and on how to assess market power when dealing with two-sided platforms. Read more here.