Facebook, Google, even Amazon should 'fess up to the fact that they're publishers and act accordingly, say experts.
In a talk at the Melbourne Business School this week, Hal Varian, Google's chief economist, had very few answers for the most pressing issues facing Google and its ilk.
Despite a colossal level of hype, a few small signs indicate driverless cars might be on our roads sooner rather than later.
Good morning, early birds. A Tamil refugee separated from his family in Australia has been arrested and released in Sri Lanka. Plus, concerns after a report into Australia's tax system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Stories abound of people who mentioned a subject while their phone was sitting idle, then got bombarded with online ads about that subject.
Barnaby Joyce's partner Vikki Campion has reportedly dropped a privacy complaint she submitted to the Australian Press Council over photographs The Daily Telegraph took of her while pregnant.
Good morning, early birds. The government's tax plan looks like it might get up with the help of a tax on Google and Facebook. Plus: Anthony Albanese asks why Australia hasn't supported an inquiry to the massacre in Gaza. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
A recent submission to the ACCC enquiry shows that Australian businesses are being played by the search engine monopoly holders.
As the banking Royal Commission makes clear, the need for social ownership and public control of financial institutions is more important than ever. And it doesn't stop there.