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Call for social media adtech to be probed by UK competition watchdog

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

A British Conservative politician, who has called repeatedly for Mark Zuckerberg to come to parliament to answer questions about how Facebook fences fake news - only to be...
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Millions of porn videos will not be blocked by UK online age checks

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Clause means children will be able to view content on social media and image-sharing sites Millions of sexually explicit videos will still be available online to children in...
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Australia's anti-encryption legislation fails to address human rights concerns: Committee

20 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   2 articles

The Australian Parliament's own human rights watchdog committee has identified a raft of concerns with the Assistance and Access Bill 2018, and is 'seeking additional information'.
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Australian government to introduce new ‘rapid takedown' anti-piracy legislation

Australian government to introduce new ‘rapid takedown' anti-piracy legislation

21 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

Australia's government has made a number of serious attempts to combat online piracy in recent years. Back in 2015, it introduced the Copyright Amendment Bill , which gave the...
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TPP 11 passes Australian Parliament

1 day ago   |   ZDnet

The Australian Senate has passed the TPP 11 Pacific trade deal after receiving bipartisan support.
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NSW to invest AU$600m in critical comms network

1 day ago   |   ZDnet

The NSW government will introduce its Telecommunications Bill to parliament, aimed at creating a single communications network for critical agencies and services.
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MPs want 4G national roaming network to boost rural coverage

MPs want 4G national roaming network to boost rural coverage

2 days ago   |   TechRadar

MPs have urged the government to consider rural roaming and to priories coverage over financial gain in the upcoming auction of 700MHz airwaves. The All-Party Parliamentary...
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UK puts on misleading robot puppet-show in Parliament

UK puts on misleading robot puppet-show in Parliament

2 days ago   |   The Next Web

The UK's Parliament recently decided to question an actual robot about artificial intelligence. This might sound like a good idea on paper, but considering there aren't any...
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Robot 'talks' to MPs about future of AI in the classroom

2 days ago   |   BBC   |   3 articles

Pepper goes to Parliament to talk to MPs about the role robotics and AI will play in the classroom.
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Robot's debut in UK parliament invites 'Maybot' mockery

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

A walking and talking robot appeared in Britain's parliament for the first time on Tuesday, prompting Twitter users to seize the chance to heap more mockery on Theresa May.
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