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Tech sector builds a bridge to recovery

DIGI Managing Director Sunita Bose was interviewed by InnovationAus about what economic recovery from COVID-19 looks like, and the crucial role the technology sector can play.

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MEDIA STATEMENTS

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 […]

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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) […]

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Major technology companies adopt new Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation

Monday February 22, 2021: Today the Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) launched a new code of practice that commits a diverse set of technology companies to reducing the risk of online misinformation causing harm to Australians. The Australian Code of Practice on Disinformation and Misinformation has been adopted by Twitter, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Redbubble, and […]

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Statement from DIGI Managing Director Sunita Bose on the release of the ACMA’s discussion paper to guide the development of the disinformation code

Friday June 26, 2020: “DIGI has been engaging with the ACMA since December 2019 after the Government’s request that digital platforms develop a voluntary code of conduct for disinformation. “In May, we announced to the ACMA and other stakeholders that we would be proactively developing an industry code, in partnership with the UTS Centre for […]

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