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The world is talking about the wrong virus

The world is talking about the wrong virus

As the world panics about the coronavirus, all signs point to the fact that we live in the sort of dystopia we would be reading about if things had been otherwise.

Data retention scheme is being abused exactly as critics predicted

Data retention scheme is being abused exactly as critics predicted

A review of the Abbott government's data retention scheme has shown it is being widely abused by scores of bodies around the country.

In terror and hope — the world's 20-year wild ride

In terror and hope — the world's 20-year wild ride

Evolution or devolution? A look back over the past 20 years of politics, technology, and wars of all kinds.

Holden's demise is part of our long drive from self reliance

Holden's demise is part of our long drive from self reliance

The killing-off of Holden as a brand and a line is more symbolic than real. But what a symbol it is.

Online reviews are a legal minefield. You better believe it

Online reviews are a legal minefield. You better believe it

Have you raged about a bad restaurant or former employer online? It's time to delete some posts.

Don't shoot the Messenger: Facebook is under pressure on encryption and ads

Don't shoot the Messenger: Facebook is under pressure on encryption and ads

Recent crackdowns from Australia and India threaten to undermine Facebook’s entire business model.

This is the group most likely to be misidentified by facial recognition

This is the group most likely to be misidentified by facial recognition

Is facial recognition technology worse at identifying darker-skinned faces than lighter ones?

Too big to break: Facebook’s game plan to escape regulation

Too big to break: Facebook’s game plan to escape regulation

To stave off threats of forced break-up or regulation, Facebook plans to get bigger, more integrated and more influential — fast.

Will Wikipedia co-founder's new social media project crash and burn?

Will Wikipedia co-founder's new social media project crash and burn?

With WT:Social, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales joins a long list of entrepreneurs looking to build an 'ethical' alternative to the social media giants.

Life just got a little harder for Mark Zuckerberg

Life just got a little harder for Mark Zuckerberg

Twitter's decision to ban political ads is great for democracy, and extremely bad for Facebook.