Attempting to prop up the media sector while reigning in the tech giants with one bill was always going to be chaotic.
After a huge campaign to encourage every smartphone user in Australia to install and use the ‘COVIDSafe’ app, the effectiveness of the app has been negligible. The ‘sunscreen’ we needed to stay safe has done almost nothing. The number of at-risk people located through the app that weren’t previously found…
Some disjointed thoughts on the governments then-new COVIDsafe app, a $10 million dollar shambles that assisted in the identification of no more than a couple pof dozen virus close contacts.
I co-authored a report into the erosion of press freedom in Australia since the atacks of September 11, 2001.
Before the next election, the most important digital advertising platform — used by 12 million Australians every day — will set out a standard much higher than anything any Australian political party (except perhaps the minuscule Pirate Party) adheres to themselves.
The campaign for No New Coal Mines in Australia.