Displaying items by tag: muslims

Threat researchers from the San Francisco-based security firm Lookout say they have discovered four Android surveillance tools that have been used to target the ethnic Uighur population in China for many years.

Published in Security

The speed at which two crucial pieces of technology-related legislation have passed through Parliament has alarmed the Australian Information Industry Association which has called for more consultation between government and industry.

Published in Government Tech Policy

New laws that target social media platforms which allow live streaming and broadcast of violent crimes has been passed by the Australian Parliament.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Singapore has proposed a law to police social media, with those who spread lies online that harm the public interest to be jailed for 10 years, while companies that host the falsehoods would be fined up to S$1 million (A$1.03 million).

Published in Government Tech Policy

Social media giant Facebook has announced that it will ban pages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and separatism both on its own site and Instagram, with the ban set to be enforced from next week.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.

Published in Technology Regulation

Facebook is not removing neo-Nazi groups from the site because they do not violate its "community standards", an investigation by a British newspaper has found.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Communications and Media Authority says it is investigating whether broadcasters breached the rules by some of the material they put to air about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand on Friday.

Published in Technology Regulation

When anything bad happens, politicians always look for the first convenient scapegoat. And in the case of the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand, they have their bete noire right in front of them: social media.

Published in Open Sauce

Developers at Google discussed technical means to counter the Trump administration January 2017 travel bans, but the company denied that any of the plans were implemented.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 11:51

Mozilla employee denied entry to US

An employee of Mozilla based in Sweden has been denied entry to the US to attend a meeting called by the foundation which is known for its Firefox browser and other open-source software.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, who were subject to US travel bans last month, may have to provide their social media passwords if they wish to enter the US.

Published in Security

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