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Regulation and Privacy

On an everyday basis we ignore privacy and regulation levels on social media platforms. Most of us do not read T&C before we sign up to a website. 196 more words

8. Open Post

“It’s about the next twenty years. In the {nineteen} twenties and thirties, it was the role of government. In the fifties and sixties, it was civil rights.

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President Obama On The Islamic State: The VICE News Interview - Published on Mar 27, 2015

VICE founder Shane Smith interviews President Barack Obama, discussing a host of issues important to Americans, from foreign policy and marijuana legalization to college affordability and global warming. 25 more words

Foreign Policy

Good luck citizens, we're on our own

Australia’s rush to embrace sweeping powers to access the digital footprints of its citizenry has raised the existential age-old question: What is a journalist?

The development of the government’s data retention bill and its implications were woefully under-reported by those most obviously fitting the description until we got to the pointy end of the law-making. 1,127 more words


myzania3350 reblogged this on myzania3350 and commented:

Further to the rant about the new data laws the other day.....

Television Review: Person of Interest

There are many great stories to be found nowadays in the realm of television. I have already written about Game of Thrones, which has made a huge impact on popular culture.  1,546 more words


Amending the Data Retention Bill: Is a Public Interest Advocate really enough to protect Journo's metadata?

The deal struck between the Coalition and Labor to better protect journalist’s metadata with a ‘journalist information warrant’ hurdle has been passed as the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2015. 343 more words

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