The Citizen Lab, based at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto, has commented on two reports issued by United Nations Special Rapporteurs “that demonstrate the dangerous effects of unchecked technology in the hands of autocrats”: one relating to the proliferation and abuse of surveillance software and one that investigates… [Read More]
Revised consumer protection rules approved by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will impact Telcos, requiring them to explain terms and conditions clearly and to assess a customer’s capacity to pay. Read more here.
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]
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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]