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What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?

What if the companies that profit from your data had to pay you?   In the largest technology companies, the share of income going to labour is only about 5 to 15%. Shutterstock   Vincent Mitchell, University of Sydney When … Continue reading

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It’s not about money: we asked catfish why they trick people online

It’s not about money: we asked catfish why they trick people online   Our likelihood of falling victim to catfish scams is increasing along with our screen time. Shutterstock   Eric Vanman, The University of Queensland If you have engaged … Continue reading

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ACCC calls for million-dollar penalties for dodgy franchisors

ACCC calls for million-dollar penalties for dodgy franchisors EMMA KOEHN / Monday, May 21, 2018 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has used its submission to theSenate’s inquiry on the effectiveness of the franchising code to argue for powers to seek million-dollar penalties … Continue reading

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How to protect your business from a security disaster

How to protect your business from a security disaster MICROSOFT / Friday, June 15, 2018 Small businesses are seen as easy prey for hackers, but you can bolster your defences by turning to the cloud. The biggest risk for many small businesses … Continue reading

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“Sham operation” which sent SMEs fake domain name renewal letters fined $2 million by the ACCC

“Sham operation” which sent SMEs fake domain name renewal letters fined $2 million by the ACCC DOMINIC POWELL / Monday, June 18, 2018 A group of domain name companies who scammed Australian small business owners out of a collective $2.3 million have … Continue reading

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