This week: the truth, free speech and the design of online platforms
The Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its report into digital platforms and their effect on traditional media, and it’s good news for Google and Facebook.
This week: the five conversations at the heart of #BreakUpBigTech
This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.
This week: Nobel interventions, now I see you, and cost per ‘gram.
This week: selling privacy, for good measure, and automated advertising poetry.
Personal data is sold, bought and traded among companies all the time. But what if the companies profiting from your data had to pay you a share of that earning?
By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal is not a breach of Facebook but the very business model on which it’s built, and our democracy and privacy suffer.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.