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Displaying items by tag: Transparency

The Australian arm of a global initiative working to counter digital threats to democracy says the Federal Government's proposed new rules to expose online trolls will not solve the problem on online hate on social media.

Published in Technology Regulation

COMPANY NEWSIntegral Ad Science, a global leader in digital media quality, today announced that it has been accredited by the Media Rating Council (MRC) for impression and viewability measurement and reporting of display and video ads across Facebook and Instagram. With the continued growth of social advertising, this latest accreditation underscores the valued measurement that IAS offers advertisers across the world’s largest digital platforms including Facebook.

Published in Not For Profit

Decisions about closing someone's social media account should be transparent and there should be avenues to appeal, according to Reset Australia, which claims that ultimately the real harm from Big Tech's “unchecked algorithms and data usage” can't be solved by a voluntary code.

Published in Technology Regulation

Zebra Technologies recently released its new study entitled "Closing the Trust Gap: Technology and the Food Supply Chain", and we spoke to Zebra's Country Lead for A/NZ, Tom Christodolou, about technology's importance to the supply chain and how consumer trust can be restored and maintained in the food supply we all take for granted.

Published in Business IT
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 15:19

Back to the future: enterprise edition

GUEST OPINION by Paul Hooper, CEO, Gigamon:   Buckle up... Everyone is looking to the future for positive news around a COVID-19 vaccine and a safe return to some sort of normalcy. Business leaders are no exception.

Published in Guest Opinion

Google and Facebook’s voluntary disinformation code doesn’t offer Australians any real protections from the effects of “dangerous and false information” online, according to a claim by Reset Australia. 

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC has strengthened its cartel immunity and cooperation policy – and launched a whistleblower tool to facilitate anonymous reporting of cartel activities.

Published in Strategy

Australian consumers are more trusting about the use of their personal information by companies — particularly those offering digital goods and services — which are transparent about what they do with their data, according to a newly released privacy study.

Published in Security

Concern over data privacy is common in Australia, but there are signs comfort towards data sharing is improving, according to newly published research revealing 44% of Aussies agree that they feel more comfortable about the issue of exchanging personal information with companies than in the past.

Published in Data
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:47

Consumer trust a big issue for telcos: survey

Many consumers have a lack of trust in the providers of telecommunications services for their transparency and ethical behaviour, according to a new global index which found that consumers rated telecommunications the second least trustworthy industry.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Smack bang during the election cycle, Australia’s Federal Minister for Communications has some "smashing' good news regarding the NBN, while IA wants more transparency.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 06:03

The Government wants to Google you

Google has released its latest global Transparency Report, covering the first six months of 2014. Unsurprisingly, government requests for data are on the rise.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:02

EFA takes surveillance fight all the way to the UN

Aussie digital rights lobby group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has announced it's joining an international coalition in calling upon governments around the world to assess whether national surveillance laws and activities are in line with their international human rights obligations.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 02 September 2013 12:37

Coalition launches ICT policy

The Coalition today released its national ICT plan, ahead of the election it is widely expected to win on 7 September.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 02 August 2013 15:02

Government information requests skyrocket

The Australian government has ramped up its information requests from Twitter, up more than 500% this year compared to the second half of 2012.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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