Sunday, October 2, 2022


Australian court slaps Google with $500,000 in defamation row

John Barilaro was deputy premier of the state of New South Wales in 2020, when an Australian comedian uploaded a series of videos to YouTube, accusing the politician of corruption.

Amid growing tensions with top tech majors, Australia looks to slap new legislation to rein in tech giants

The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is likely to announce a new set of parliamentary inquiries into the behavior of the world’s largest tech cos and the need for new legislation

In a first, Australia brings anti-trolling laws to crack down on online abuse and bullying

According to the proposed legislation, social media companies would be considered publishers and could be held liable for defamatory comments posted on their platforms.