Tag Archives: Concern

Widespread concern after Australian police media raids

Melbourne, Australia – High-profile raids against two separate media outlets by Australian police have been widely condemned by news organisations and rights groups, renewing calls for greater protection of whistle-blowers and journalists in the country. The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday raidedthe Sydney offices of the national broadcaster ABC over stories it ran in 2017 exposing alleged war crimes by Australian special ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, Twitter Express Concern Over Singapore Plan to Fight Fake News

Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place. Officials of Facebook, Twitter and Google attended a parliamentary hearing on how to counter the threat that Singapore said it was particularly vulnerable to due to its size, its role ... Read More »