Tag Archives: Australia

Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users

Facebook threatens to block news sharing for Australian users https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-threatens-to-block-australian-news-sharing/ France is considering similar changes so digital platforms like Facebook and Google who benefit from news content being shared must contribute to the content. The Canadian government is considering changes … Continue reading

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Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says

July 9 2020 Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-clearview-ai-to-end-facial-recognition-services-in-canada-privacy/ Related Facial recognition firm Clearview AI probed by U.K., Australia for privacy issues https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/european-business/article-facial-recognition-firm-clearview-ai-probed-by-uk-australia-for/

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Police advise to not chase property thiefs plus info about stand your ground and self defense laws

Manitoba Headingley RCMP urging victims of theft not to pursue suspects Warning comes after string of chases, including one that ended in crash: Headingley RCMP CBC News · Posted: Sep 16, 2019 4:33 PM CT | Last Updated: September 16 … Continue reading

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New Zealand / Aotearoa and Australia / New Holland

Here is some info about the names of these two great places I very much enjoyed visiting and living in plus some of my thoughts about them. I am fortunate to have made many good friends in New Zealand (NZ) … Continue reading

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Hollywood studio looks to sue thousands of Canadians in movie piracy lawsuits

Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek arrives at court on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Grubb A Hollywood studio wants to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing movies online in a bid to win millions of dollars in legal settlements for copyright violations. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-monetizing-fear-and-uncertainty-lawyers-cry-foul-as-canadians-get/Continue reading

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Serious and financial crimes on the rise and now crime tourism – time to reverse the trend

Burglars in Edmonton caught on camera – DailyMail.com — I see why many are getting one of these smart door bells with WiFi and camera. Looks like it time to do the same. Just need to secure it and other … Continue reading

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Telcos in Australia temporarily block access to 4chan, liveleak and other sites to stop spread of disturbing video after mass shooting

Image: A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019. Worshippers at the Al Noor mosque was attacked in the massacre.Vincent Yu/AP — Mar 20 2019 The telcos … Continue reading

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Pros of minimum living wages far outweight cons

Detailed article from the Globe and Mail that looks at minimum living wages according to skill, industry and working evenings, weekends or OT. In Australia it has contributed to lower averages of household debt, price index and unemployment than Canada. … Continue reading

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