Australia announces inquiry into tech firms

Australia announces inquiry into tech firms

and beginning with the news coming fromaustralia where prime minister scottmorrison has announced a wide-rangingparliamentary inquiry into behavior ofworld’s largest tech firms and the needfor new legislation for themraising the possibility of additionalregulation morrison saidthe inquiry will have a wide scopeincluding asking committee lawmakers toinvestigate algorithms used by socialmedia platforms how the companies verifyidentification and age and the extent towhich restrictions on these are beingenforced the announcement of a new

inquiry is likely to stoke tensions between australia’s government andfacebook which recently changed its nameto meeta and google earlier this yearaustralia implemented tough newlegislation that made both techcompanies pay local media for contentwhile canberra has proposed laws thatwould force them to share identities ofpeople with anonymous accounts ifanother person accuses them ofdefamationwe on now available in your countrydownload the app and get all the news onthe move

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