Sep 4, 20172 Comments
The agencies dedicated to "protecting our secrets" are insisting on a password security method that even the Daily Mail knows is nonsense, writes John Quiggin.
Aug 7, 20175 Comments
The government's My Health Record strategy notes lots of privacy concerns, but it doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in road-mapping a resolution to those issues, writes Asher Wolf.
Aug 4, 20171 Comment
Digital rights organisations and activists were quick to point out their invites to the Melbourne brunch event appeared to have been “misrouted”, writes freelance journalist Asher Wolf.
Helen RazerJul 6, 201711 Comments
The question is not whether sex robots will encourage the objectification of women (duh), but the extent to which security agencies will exploit such technology to wage wars and expand the surveillance state.
Jun 29, 20171 Comment
Ransomware attacks have been on the rise over the last three years and can affect anyone at any time, writes Crikey intern Will Hogan.
Jun 16, 20179 Comments
Crikey intern Will Ziebell looks back over past public comments to work out which MPs could end up dissenting.
Jun 16, 201715 Comments
No viable technology exists that allows coal to be burnt without adding significant carbon pollution to the atmosphere. Freelance energy writer Simon Holmes a Court reports.
Bernard KeaneJun 13, 201710 Comments
George Brandis appears to not even have the most basic understanding of encryption even as he talks about wanting to break it.
Helen RazerMay 23, 20178 Comments
We didn't elect Mark Zuckerberg. He is not qualified to guide democracy, nor to fix much of anything outside of Facebook's censorship policy.
May 16, 201740 Comments
Politicians and journalists alike seem reluctant to discuss nuclear as a viable (and actually scalable) alternative to wind and solar, reports science writer Geoff Russell.