Category: Technology and Privacy

Protesters form blockade against 5G installation, arrests made

Safe technology activists and local residents have been gathering in a show of strength at Suffolk Park to peacefully oppose Telstra’s attempt at upgrading a 5G tower.

Northern Rivers for Safe Technology members say Byron Bay is widely regarded as an anti-5G stronghold and the community would do everything in its power to keep it that way.

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AI could cause ‘1984 by 2024’, says Microsoft President

George Orwell’s dystopian vision of the world in Nineteen Eighty-Four “could come to pass in 2024” if artificial intelligence is not better regulated, the President of Microsoft has warned.

A new documentary shines light on the dark side of artificial intelligence in the modern world and calls on authorities to enact stricter laws to govern AI.

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Secret State Uncovered: The Monitoring of Australia

In the years since September 11th, Australia has experienced significant shifts in traditional legal frameworks, with ‘hyper-legislative’ responses to the ‘war on terror’ only the beginning.

Through the interplay between law and order policy platforms, our country has witnessed a multi-dimensional normalisation of mass surveillance in new contexts.

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