Government agencies could access personal data without consent under new bill | Australian politics

Australians’ personal information could be accessed by government agencies and researchers without their consent under proposed data-sharing legislation that critics say could pave the way for more robodebt-style tactics. In a speech at an Australian Financial Review conference this week, the former government services minister Stuart Robert said it wasn’t Continue Reading

Florida wants to ban social media sites from deplatforming political candidates- Tempemail

Republicans in Florida have approved legislation to punish social media companies for exercising their rights as private companies to ban and deplatform voices that violate their user guidelines. Governor Ron DeSantis, a loyal ally to Donald Trump – who was banned by Twitter and several other social media platforms in Continue Reading

Manchester City will not celebrate Premier League title on social media if they seal crown this weekend- Tempemail

Manchester City will not celebrate on social media if they win the Premier League title on Sunday. City have joined football’s social media boycott which aims to raise awareness of online abuse, and to force platforms like Twitter and Instagram into taking stronger measures. The club put out a statement on Continue Reading

Ian Wright opens up to Alan Shearer on horrific experiences of racism in football and on social media- Tempemail

Ian Wright has described some of the horrific racist abuse he experienced during his football career and now daily on social media in a powerful video with fellow BBC pundit Alan Shearer. Wright shared the 17-minute video on his social media channels before joining in with the football-wide boycott of Continue Reading

Social media boycott: Why Independent Sport is joining football’s silent protest- Tempemail

Independent Sport is standing alongside football and other sports by participating in a social media boycott. Taking place from 3pm on Friday 30 April until 11.59pm on Monday 3 May, the initiative will see leading English football organisations, other sports and media outlets suspend activity on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Continue Reading

Football’s social media boycott: Who is involved in the blackout and what is the aim?- Tempemail

A social media boycott begins on Friday afternoon as athletes, clubs and governing bodies from a range of sports have joined forces to send a message that online abuse will not be tolerated. All those involved – including broadcasters and sponsors with links to sport – are proposing a near-total Continue Reading

Social media boycott can unite support against sport’s culture of online abuse- Tempemail

At 3pm on Friday afternoon, the virtual circus paused mid-flight. Without fans in stadiums, social media has become football’s soundtrack, filling the vacuum with a cacophony of caps lock, emojis, well-cut clips and uncut reactions. For better or worse, this is the voice of sport and society, broadcast across 140 Continue Reading

On April 30, SkillValue and Pentalog services merge, hacking the formula for excellence.- Tempemail

This is the creation of a global offering in “Recruitment + Freelancing + Outsourcing” – unique on the market. Through a complete, integrated offer, companies will now be able to form mixed teams and accelerate their staffing. A merger that boosts the growth of our clients’ activities! In Pentalog’s view, Continue Reading

Celebrity culture and social media: Why so many men feel bad about their bodies- Tempemail

W hile much has been written about the impact of poor body image and the intense bodily scrutiny and judgement faced by women and girls, a new study has found that men are increasingly falling victim to the same anxieties. Whether it’s feeling the pressure from social media snaps or Continue Reading