This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
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If the new trustbusters get their way, tech platforms might be forced to pay money to traditional news outlets for the privilege of linking to their content.
Will the U.S. be next?
The country's response to Hong Kong residents fleeing the national security law was modest, yet still drew the ire of Chinese officials.
The Australian series shows it’s not all about Trump.
Online censorship is coming, and it’s going to be bad news for everybody.
"I would rather be remembered for writing something that was...offensive, than to be forgotten for writing something bloodless."
It’s all part of the international push by officials to monitor the public. You’re next.
Maybe. Here's the evidence we have so far.
Sexually scarring children with unnecessary strip searches to prevent them from committing misdemeanors
Years after surveillance reforms, federal personnel can’t seem to comply with the Fourth Amendment.
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It's by building lots more housing, obviously.
The police conducted two searches in two days to track down who is leaking things leaders don’t want the public to know.
Get food, coffee, medicine, and golf balls (if your aim is just that bad).
Is this the world's sloppiest light rail project?
Journalists Treat Obscure Australian Senator's Racist Post-Shooting Remarks As Representative of Nation's Views on Immigration
Fraser Anning is a totally discredited gadfly, not representative of Australians' popular will.
If the Feds Have Stopped Snooping on Our Phone Records, Watch Out for the Anti-Encryption Propaganda
Backdoors into your texts and private message provide far more information than your phone metadata.
David Leyonhjelm will pursue state office instead to fight restrictive, nannying laws.
Due to the country's terrible libel laws, Yael Stone's accusation against Geoffrey Rush could put her at risk of a lawsuit.
Australians who want to protect their data from surveillance now need to turn to extra-legal means.
Parliament passes a bill at the last possible moment to give officials the power to weaken encryption.
Australian State Government Accuses Light Rail Contractor of Incompetence, Then Gives it Another Multi-Million-Dollar Contract
Sydney's light rail extension is a year behind schedule and almost $500 million over budget.