The Federal Government will fine social media and online platforms operating in the country $10 million for serious breaches of the Privacy Act, or thrice the value of any benefit derived from the breach.
When anything bad happens, politicians always look for the first convenient scapegoat. And in the case of the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand, they have their bete noire right in front of them: social media.
It has often been said that on the Internet content is king. The current batch of parasitic social media monopolists discovered this long ago and, ever since, they have ripped off and exploited unwitting content producers.
I'm surprised they didn't say if Apple devices were ok to use or not?
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
Yeah just what I want more spyware from our (not) trustworthy Federal Government to put on my 'phone. No chance[…]
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