• Regulating AI

    Julie Inman Grant     |      November 3, 2023

    We have seen extraordinary developments in generative AI over the past 12 months that underline the challenges we face in protecting these rights and principles.

  • For our own good?

    Julie Inman Grant     |      August 3, 2021

    While many users want to be left alone to enjoy the freedom of decentralised internet services, some bodies such as “eSafety” want tighter policing to protect users from what they see as ‘harm’, whether they like it or not.

  • When it comes to online safety – it’s not just kids who need education

    Julie Inman Grant     |      March 3, 2009

    There is a clear need for a program to help educate parents, teachers and carers on how to help children stay safe online.

    My last Open Forum blog was on the subject of cyberbullying and some of the surprising findings about the extent of the problem in Australia. A Microsoft-sponsored survey, performed by Galaxy Research, found that even though a quarter of children surveyed reported they had been cyberbullied, a startling 83% of parents did not know what to do in response to the problem.

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    Curbing cyberbullying is as much about the parents as it is the kids!

    Julie Inman Grant     |      September 11, 2008

    My advice to parents is to treat the online world in the same way as they would the real world. Being actively involved remains one of our key frontline defences when dealing with cyberbullying.