Australian disinformation code of practice strengthened with independent oversight and public complaints facility

Today, the Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) bolstered the governance of The Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation with independent oversight and a facility for the public to report breaches by signatories of their code commitments. Under the code, signatories must commit to safeguards to protect against online disinformation and misinformation, including publishing […]

DIGI statement on the release of the first set of transparency reports under the new Disinformation Code

Today eight major technology companies have released new insights and data into their management of mis- and disinformation in Australia, fulfilling their reporting commitments under the new Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation. The code was launched exactly three months ago, and commits every signatory to provide the Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) […]

Media Release: Parliamentary Friends of the Digitally Enabled Economy

26, November, 2019 From today, the Federal Parliament will be host to a new Friendship Group, Parliamentary Friends of the Digitally-Enabled Economy, co–founded by Dave Sharma MP and Dr Anne Aly MP. The group is supported by Digital Industry Group Inc (DIGI), a non-profit industry association that advocates for the interests of the digital industry […]

Statement: Release of ACCC report

Statement by DIGI Managing Director Sunita Bose on the release of the final report of the ACCC’s inquiry into digital platforms July 26, 2019 “We urge the Australian Government to assess the ACCC’s recommendations against an innovation test, closely examining how they will impact Australia’s digital industry at large and Australia’s global standing as a […]