How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps – Tempemail

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move users’ iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data vulnerable to state surveillance. Now, according to a deep-dive Continue Reading

The clumsily drafted online safety bill could see adult content censored in Australia | Pornography

“Gay Zombie Porn Gets Festival Flick” – just one of the many creative headlines following the announcement that LA Zombie, a film directed by queer art house auteur Bruce LaBruce, would be pulled from 2010 Melbourne International Film Festival after being refused an exemption from the Australian Classification Board. The Continue Reading

Instagram censored one of these photos but not the other. We must ask why | Technology

Last week brought an issue to the attention of millions of Instagram users – one that we in marginalised communities have been aware of for years: the Instagram algorithm favours thin, white, cisgendered people and effectively censors the rest of us. On Friday, Australian comedic juggernaut Celeste Barber posted the Continue Reading