Seriously, I’ve been headdesking this one for a few hours now: the DHS monitors blogs, twitter and facebook for usage of the words “social media”?
The survey is open to readers of the blog who live in Australia. The survey will be used in a forthcoming (2012) book on the internet and Australia.
What the internet means for the old-fashioned print critic is the end of institutional authority. That so many of these critics mistake institutional authority for critical authority says everything you need to know.
Quickhit: iiSmackdown: Roadshow, Disney, Paramount, Sony, 20thC Fox, Universal, Dreamworks, Warner Bros, and friends to pay costs
Stilgherrian writes at Crikey: iiTrial: ISPs not responsible for users’ copyright infringement Film industry claims that iiNet, Australia’s third-largest internet service provider, was responsible for its users’ illegal file sharing were dismissed. […] “I understand this is the first Australian… Read More ›
No, not this one. This post, over at PC World …
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Creepy privacy invasion of the day: Web-monitoring software reads kids’ private messages and sells data to advertisers “Parents who install a leading brand of software to monitor their kids’ online activities may be unwittingly allowing the company to read their… Read More ›
Well, the proposed Australian internet filtering plans have shifted, and changed, and been fiddled with, and shifted again. We went from an across-the-board opt-out censorship system (the election promise), to some sort of “clean feed” (a meaningless term), to mandatory… Read More ›