Younger people aged 18 to 28 were more likely to be negatively impacted by manipulative designs on websites and apps.
A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data.
The current review of the Federal Privacy Act could be the beginning of a process to obtain fairer privacy practices for consumers. But any reforms from this review will be a long time coming.
It's the biggest monopolisation case since a 1998 lawsuit against Microsoft. But it may be several years before a settlement of any kind is reached
UNSW’s Grand Challenge on Trust reaches a broader audience in fortnightly conversations with national and international thought leaders.
The watchdog has voiced concerns over the proposed US$2.1 billion merger, from which both users and Australian health services could lose out.
As news media revenues tumble still further amid the COVID-19 recession, the government has pledged mandatory rules to force tech giants to pay for using news content.
The government is working on an app to track our contacts but, first, it will need to pick up its privacy act.
Other stakeholders need a seat at this table to decide matters of social equity and competitive significance.