• Data rights will empower consumers and business innovation

    Open Forum     |      October 23, 2018

    New data rights will help Australian customers and SMEs derive value from the information gathered on them and encourage the innovation required to boost productivity and wages.

  • The universal acid of cyber

    Lesley Seebeck     |      October 10, 2018

    To address cyber issues, we need fewer blunt instruments such as legislative, system-wide interventions and more adaptive, targeted instruments attuned to the disparate and changing nature of the system. 

  • Growing Australia’s ‘ESports’ industry

    Open Forum     |      September 16, 2018

    Competitive video gaming is a flourishing and lucrative global business but Australia needs to do more to increase its presence in the eSports arena – particularly when it comes to internet speeds.

  • Developing data rights for all Australians

    James Arvanitakis     |      August 3, 2018

    It is time to examine the strengths and limitations of the Australian approach to data security and what other structures might be required to protect consumers in an ever more data-centric economy.

  • A roadmap for reining in big tech

    Fergus Ryan     |      August 3, 2018

    Social media platforms have finally been harassed into actually doing something about the harmful externalities their services are creating, but what more can be done to safeguard their users and the rest of society?

  • Taking on big tech: Where does Australia stand?

    Caron Beaton-Wells     |      July 26, 2018

    As the EU hits Google with a multi-billion dollar fine for breaking competition law, Australia’s regulator is investigating how big tech operates. What approach will the ACCC take?