• Will Facebook pull news from its Australian site?

    Rob Nicholls     |      September 2, 2020

    Facebook has announced it will ban publishers and people in Australia from sharing local and international news on Facebook and Instagram if a proposal to force tech giants to pay for news becomes law.

  • A lifeline for Australian media?

    Rob Nicholls     |      August 3, 2020

    Cash strapped Australian media companies have been thrown a lifeline through a new draft code which allows them to bargain – individually or collectively – with Google and Facebook to be paid for the content they provide.

  • Why you paid more for your plane ticket than your neighbour

    Rob Nicholls     |      October 11, 2018

    Price discrimination is legal in Australia where sellers will typically pick an opening price based on the likelihood that someone will pay it. If you check a website multiple times for a flight on a specific date, the seller might assume this is the only date you’re interested in and increase the price on offer.