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The ugly truth: tech companies are tracking and misusing our data, and there’s little we can do

The ugly truth: tech companies are tracking and misusing our data, and there’s little we can do While leaks and whistleblowers continue to be valuable tools in the fight for data privacy, we can’t rely on them solely to keep … Continue reading

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Treasurer Frydenberg to announce $520 million fund for small businesses investment

Treasurer Frydenberg to announce $520 million fund for small businesses investment The new fund will put up 10% to 40% of capital investments by businesses. Shutterstock Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra A new fund to provide small businesses with an … Continue reading

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Does our child protection system cause young people to commit crimes? The evidence suggests so

Does our child protection system cause young people to commit crimes? The evidence suggests so If a child commits an offence while in the care of the state, questions should be asked about the quality of care and supervision being … Continue reading

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A handsome soldier with a ‘medical bill’: how romance scammers make you fall in love with them

A handsome soldier with a ‘medical bill’: how romance scammers make you fall in love with them Natalie Gately, Edith Cowan University and James McCue, Edith Cowan University Maria Exposto, a Sydney grandmother who fell victim to a romance scam … Continue reading

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The ACCC is suing Google over tracking users. Here’s why it matters

shutterstock. Katharine Kemp, UNSW The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today announced it is suing Google for misleading consumers about its collection and use of personal location data. The case is the consumer watchdog’s first move against a major … Continue reading

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