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]
Industry news and regulatory updates from the Asia Pacific region, compiled by TRPC are available to read here.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will, in consultation with key stakeholders, undertake a Scam Technology Project (the Project) to explore practical technological solutions to address the proliferation of scams over Australian telecommunications networks. Read more
The Criminal Code Amendment (Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material) Bill 2019, which criminalises internet companies that don’t move fast to remove ‘abhorrent’ video and images passed the Australian Parliament, Thursday 4th April 2019. Two offences are created under the law including an obligation to report abhorrent violent material to the Australian Federal Policy and the… [Read More]
Google has rejected calls by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for tougher scrutiny of its operations, denying that it enjoys market power in online searches and advertising, Reuters reports. The global giant was responding to recommendations made late last year by the watchdog, such as increased scrutiny and a new regulatory body to monitor… [Read More]