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I wonder how many Australians, like me, have found communicating with our national health care bureaucracy, Medicare, about as easy as winning Lotto?
by John Mikkelsen - 8/04/2024 - 5 comments
The declaration goes on to chirp about the virtues of civil society, though its creators and participants have done nothing to assure them that their role was that relevant.
by Binoy Kampmark - 9/11/2023 - 3 comments
The precautionary principle says that if the consequences of an event happening are possibly catastrophic, you are justified in taking all actions to stop that event before you have fully assessed either the risk or the probable size of the consequences.
by Graham Young - 21/08/2023 - 11 comments
Algorithmic bias: an impending peril
by Vince Hooper - 15/08/2023 - 6 comments
Inside the beating heart of many students and a large number of learners lies an inner cheat.
by Binoy Kampmark - 15/02/2023 - 5 comments
For far too long, at or near-surface storage has been the solution, an interim answer which turned into a default solution for lack of any proven alternative.
by Henry Crichlow - 1/02/2023 - 12 comments
In the case of the Pacific Island state of Tuvalu, the response is seemingly digital or, as its officials prefer to call it, creating the Digital Nation.
by Binoy Kampmark - 2/12/2022 - 15 comments
Despite such warnings, the Joint Committee approved the bill, subject to a number of vague and ineffectual recommendations about security and appropriate data use.
by Binoy Kampmark - 14/10/2022 - 8 comments
Among the suite of spicy accusations, Mudge claims that Twitter executives deceived the regulators and the company's own board of directors about 'extreme, egregious deficiencies' on the issue of hacker defences..
by Binoy Kampmark - 30/08/2022 - 3 comments
The commissioner of the world's first regulatory authority for online harms wants more censorship legislation.
by Laurence Maher - 18/08/2022 - 9 comments
Law-makers focus too much on technology, relying on it as the main prism through which to observe and evaluate human behaviour.
by Mal Fletcher - 12/08/2022 - 5 comments
An investigation by CHOICE which found that the department store chain Kmart, and household warehouse chain Bunnings, were using FRT to ostensibly protect customers and staff while reducing theft in select stores.
by Binoy Kampmark - 1/08/2022 - 5 comments


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