Anti-Crypto Bill in Australia: a brief analysis of the Access and Assistance Bill and its most controversial aspects

The Parliament of Australia has passed a bill the obliges technology businesses to weaken encryption on its products and services. The legislation, which has been branded “Anti-Crypto bill” by its critics, compels companies to provide law enforcement with access to encrypted user data, even if it requires the introduction of vulnerabilities in the system. Such…

In order for disinformation not to become rule: proposals against fake news

Spread of unfounded, untrue or inaccurate information is not a new issue. Use of information technology to produce, direct and transmit, strategically and with specific political ends, is. What has been proposed, on regulatory terms, to deal with disinformation campaigns?   The price of information Information production, on the sense of focus, agenda and targeting…