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Horrendous pain behind this photograph
This picture stunned Australia. His parents killed, a boy sits with a detective in the gutter. For the first time his story can be told by news.com.au It's a haunting photograph.A little boy sits in the gutter dressed in an...
[nzherald.co.nz - world]

How algorithms are pushing the tech giants into the danger zone
The algorithms Facebook and other tech companies use to boost engagement – and increase profits – have led to spectacular failures of sensitivity and worse. How can we fight back? Earlier this month, Facebook announced a new pilot programme in Australia aimed at stopping “revenge porn” – the (...)
[The Guardian]

Facebook moves to combat revenge porn
Facebook explains why it is asking Australian users to send their intimate photos over its Messenger app.
[CNN Money]

Facebook asks users for nude photos in project to combat revenge porn
In Australia pilot effort, company will ‘hash’ images, converting them into digital fingerprints that prevent any other attempts to upload the same pictures Facebook is asking users to send the company their nude photos in an effort to tackle revenge porn, in an attempt to give some control back (...)
[The Guardian]

Ericsson and Telstra conduct world's first 5G data call on 26GHz
Using Telstra's production core network, this is the first time the 26GHz band has been used in the field. The 26GHz band will feature in leading 5G deployments in Australia, Europe and China, and is similar to the 28GHz band used in the US. This 5G data call demonstration was the first in what (...)
[WebWire Mobile communications]

Ericsson and Telstra conduct world's first 5G data call on 26GHz
Using Telstra's production core network, this is the first time the 26GHz band has been used in the field. The 26GHz band will feature in leading 5G deployments in Australia, Europe and China, and is similar to the 28GHz band used in the US. This 5G data call demonstration was the first in what (...)
[WebWire Internet technology]

Ericsson and Telstra conduct world's first 5G data call on 26GHz
Using Telstra's production core network, this is the first time the 26GHz band has been used in the field. The 26GHz band will feature in leading 5G deployments in Australia, Europe and China, and is similar to the 28GHz band used in the US. This 5G data call demonstration was the first in what (...)
[WebWire Telecommunications]

Australia cockatoos chew billion-dollar broadband
The Australian parrots have damaged infrastructure worth tens of thousands of dollars.
[BBC News]

Australia cockatoos chew billion-dollar broadband
The Australian parrots have damaged infrastructure worth tens of thousands of dollars.
[BBC]

Cable-chomping cockatoos give internet firm a big bill
Cockatoos are chewing through internet cables in Australia, costing thousands of dollars.
[BBC]

Beak performance: cable-chomping birds add to NBN headaches
Yellow-crested cockatoos have already caused $80,000 in damage to Australia’s national broadband network wiring Australia’s $36bn national broadband network, already under attack from underwhelmed customers, has found a new and formidable enemy – cockatoos are chewing through cables across the (...)
[The Guardian]

AMP among companies affected by data breach of 50,000 staff records
Australian government employees also hit by breach after third-party contractor misconfigures form of cloud storage The personal details of more than 4,000 government employees have been exposed in a massive data breach of 50,000 staff records from various companies across Australia. The leak, (...)
[The Guardian]

Facebook took month to remove page that violated same-sex marriage safeguard laws
Special minister of state meets social media giant’s executives in Australia to discuss political advertising concerns Facebook took more than four weeks to remove one page that violated the same-sex marriage safeguard laws, according to an Australian Electoral Commission official. Guardian (...)
[The Guardian]

Revealed: how Australians are targeted with political advertising on Facebook
This database shows posts that organisations and individuals have paid to push into Facebook news feeds. Unless you are the one targeted, there is no way know that these posts appeared as ads, which is why Guardian Australia has partnered with ProPublica to track and publish them.Want to help (...)
[The Guardian]

How Malcolm Turnbull, GetUp and Adani are using Facebook ads to push their agenda
The nature of Facebook ads makes it difficult to see when political ads go out, which groups are campaigning for which cause and fact-check what they’re sayingSearch the full database of adsJoin the project If you’re over 25, live in Australia and have a family then you might have seen Malcolm (...)
[The Guardian]

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