This year's Budget sees the federal government put cybersecurity development at the fore, along with continued funding of the country's digital economy strategy.
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There is still no correlation between adopting cloud and strong performance, however.
Meta finds it unclear as to why the defence would still apply to material posted online by a New Zealand user, but not if it is posted in Australia.
Twitter joins Meta in warning the federal government that the anti-trolling Bill could have adverse effects on privacy.
The federal government will look to create laws for preventing online misinformation and add more scrutiny towards the voluntary disinformation code followed by large digital platforms.
An international working group, consisting of eight countries, found most government-led digital identity initiatives have been designed with mutual recognition and interoperability thus far.
Sue Chrysanthou has said the federal government has misinterpreted how Australia's defamation laws operate.
It has partnered up with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Global Network, and JCB to allow foreign visitors to link their credit cards to WeChat Pay.
A Senate Committee inquiring into robo-debt has labelled Reynold's refusal to unveil the legal advice Services Australia received when implementing the scheme as an erosion of public trust.
The upcoming service is expected to be provided on an opt-in basis.