Annual transparency reports reveal tech sector progress in the misinformation fight

Monday 29 May 2023 – Today eight major technology companies have released new insights and data into their management of mis- and disinformation in Australia, by filing their annual transparency reports under DIGI’s Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation. In line with the annual reporting period under the code, the reports cover data […]

DIGI welcomes the Government providing ACMA with oversight powers over misinformation

MEDIA RELEASE, 20.01.2023: The Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) has broadly welcomed the announcement by the Government today about the ACMA receiving greater oversight powers over mis- and disinformation, and looks forward to engaging with the details once released. DIGI reiterated its in principle support for the granting of new powers to the ACMA that […]

Digital industry strengthens misinformation code in response to community feedback

The Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) has further strengthened The Australian Code of Practice on Misinformation and Disinformation, making changes in response to stakeholder feedback received through a planned review of the code. DIGI concluded its 2022 review of the code, initiated in June, by releasing an updated code, a report that details how the […]

Have your say on draft industry codes to protect Australians from harmful content

1 SEPTEMBER 2022 | JOINT INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE Six associations representing the online industry in Australia have today released for public consultation the draft Consolidated Industry Codes of Practice for the Online Industry, Phase 1 (class 1A and class 1B material) (the Draft Codes) to help protect Australians from harmful content on the internet. […]