US thinktank linked to Google donations criticised ‘problematic’ ACCC digital media inquiry | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)- Tempemail

An American thinktank funded partly by undisclosed donations from Google tried to convince Australia’s competition watchdog not to regulate the media giant during a landmark digital platforms inquiry. The Global Antitrust Institute, a thinktank based at Virginia’s George Mason University, last year submitted a strident, 24-page condemnation of preliminary findings Continue Reading

Foreign actors targeted Facebook users during Australian 2019 election, thinktank finds | Australia news- Tempemail

Financially motivated actors from Kosovo, Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia used nationalistic and Islamophobic content to target and manipulate Australian Facebook users during the 2019 election, according to analysts from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Ahead of public hearings on Monday scheduled by the Senate’s select committee Continue Reading