The team catch up with Rys Farthing, Children’s Data Policy director at Reset Australia, to talk about whether proposed privacy laws should be extended to all children under 18, which would prohibit the collection of a minor’s data by big tech companies such as Instagram and Tik Tok. Doing so would stop targeted advertising, and data harvesting of all Australian children. Reset Australia is also advocating for a data code for children as part of the federal government’s privacy review.
The team are also joined by Bridgette Engeler, Senior Lecturer in Strategic Design, Foresight, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation at Swinburne University’s Business School to talk about the future of our digital identities and privacy online. With presenters Vanessa Toholka, Dan Salmon, and Paul Callaghan.
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Computer news, reviews and clues. Tech talk and opinionated chat with feature interviews and regular guests covering games, Linux and Open Source, legal, new and social media, gadgets, Apple and more.
THE BYTE INTO IT FAMILY INCLUDES:
- Dan Salmon
- Jo Eaton
- Laura Summers
- Maize Wallin
- Daniel Morganti
- Rowena Murray
- Paul Callaghan
- Vanessa Toholka (Byte co-producer)
- Warren Davies (Byte co-producer)
- Elizabeth McCarthy (RRR Talks producer)
The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.