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New discussion paper on setting standards for Artificial Intelligence

Standards Australia has published a discussion paper ‘Developing Standards for Artificial Intelligence: Hearing Australia’s Voice’, as part of a process to ensure Australian stakeholders stay engaged with the global AI rollout, including AI-based solutions and governance.

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019

APAC Bytes June 2019 APAC Bytes June 2019

Industry and regulatory news from the Asia Pacfic region compiled by TRPC.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Press Council concerns on Police raids of journalists’ office and home Press Council concerns on Police raids of journalists’ office and home

The Australian Press Council has responded to raids by the Australian Federal Police in June 2019. The raid on the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Sydney headquarters were over ‘the Afghan Files’ – a series of investigative stories published in 2017 revealing allegations of unlawful conduct by Australian special forces that were based on secret documents leaked to the ABC.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

New safeguards for telecommunications consumers in Australia

Revised consumer protection rules approved by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will impact Telcos, requiring them to explain terms and conditions clearly and to assess a customer’s capacity to pay.

  • Thursday, 11 July 2019

Intellectual Property Data Platform free trials

The Intellectual Property Data Platform initiative from IP Australia will enable researchers and policy makers to investigate and interrogate data in a powerful cloud-based analytical environment.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Parents seeking safety in the digital world Parents seeking safety in the digital world

“95% of parents want more information about online safety,” says Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant, who has conducted research on parenting in the digital age. The first government agency in the world dedicated to online safety, eSafety produced the report ‘Parenting in the digital age’ to explore the experience of parents and carers raising children in a fast-paced connected world.

  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Australian authority opposes merger on both mobile and broadband grounds Australian authority opposes merger on both mobile and broadband grounds

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has decided to oppose the proposed merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA). The ACCC has concluded that it is likely to substantially lessen competition in the supply of mobile services because the merger would preclude TPG entering as the fourth mobile network operator in Australia.

  • Wednesday, 15 May 2019

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