Australia’s competition regulator flags legal cases against tech companies over ads | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Competition regulator Rod Sims has foreshadowed possible further legal cases against tech groups as a result of inquiries into mobile phone app stores and how ads are sold online. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which Sims chairs, has been investigating so-called “ad tech”, where search engine Google is a Continue Reading

Police investigate racist abuse of mayor over removal of Brexit flags | Cornwall- Tempemail

Police are investigating racist abuse aimed at the mayor of a Cornish town after she said union flags that had appeared on the seafront to celebrate Brexit had to be taken down. Nicole Broadhurst, the mayor of Penzance, received abuse on social media when she said the 18 flags had Continue Reading

Twitter flags ballot conspiracy theory shared by Trump – after it is shared widely | US news

Twitter took more than an hour to flag a highly misleading video shared by Donald Trump, which baselessly pushed claims of ballot fraud and was retweeted more than 70,000 times before the platform took action. The president, who lost the US election to Joe Biden last week, shared a video Continue Reading

Twitter flags Trump’s claims of voter fraud | US news

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Twitter on Monday evening flagged a tweet from Donald Trump, which baselessly claimed a recent supreme court decision would lead to voter fraud, as misinformation. Mere hours before election day, Trump tweeted without merit that the decision last week leaving in place, Continue Reading

SA Regulator Flags Crowd1 as Suspected Pyramid Scheme | Tempemail

South African financial regulators have been taking a renewed critical look at Crowd1 – a  nebulous, highly controversial and popular Spanish (or Russian) company that claims to be a networking marketing firm, among other things. Crowd1 has already been banned in Namibia and the Philippines, and other countries, under suspicions Continue Reading

Twitter flags doctored Trump video about ‘racist baby’ as manipulated media | Technology- Tempemail

Twitter has flagged a video tweeted by Donald Trump, which contained a fake CNN news segment about a “racist baby”, adding a warning label that the post contained manipulated media. The video, which had been doctored to make it appear as if were a CNN broadcast, features two toddlers running Continue Reading

Home affairs flags steps to help Australians identify fake news by foreign powers | Australia news- Tempemail

The home affairs department has warned foreign interference activity against Australian interests is occurring at an “unprecedented scale” and says measures to help people to identify fake news could be one of the potential responses to defending sovereignty. The stark warning is contained in a submission to the Senate select Continue Reading

Seqrite flags new wave of Adwind Java RAT campaign targeting Indian Co-operative Banks- Tempemail

Read Article Seqrite – a specialist provider of cybersecurity products and services – has detected a new wave of Adwind Java Remote Access Trojan (RAT) campaign targeting Indian co-operative banks using Covid-19 as a bait. Researchers at Seqrite warned that if attackers are successful, they can take over the victim’s Continue Reading

Vodafone chief flags co-investment option to upgrade NBN FTTN users to full fibre – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The merged Vodafone-TPG entity is hoping to have a hand in bringing full fibre connections to more Australians, potentially via a co-investment arrangement with NBN Co. Speaking at the virtual CommsDay Summit earlier this week, current Vodafone Australia CEO Iñaki Berroeta said full fibre “is key to Australia’s telecommunications future”.  Continue Reading