Category Archives: In the News

Smartphone security is a civil rights issue

This is a thought provoking TED talk by Christopher Soghoian. Your smartphone is a civil rights issue talks about the two operating systems in the global smartphone market: iOS (made by Apple) and Android (made by Google).  From a security standpoint Apple is far more secure – it encrypts all data stored on iPhones by default, and text messages sent from one Apple

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A Letter from Apple

From Apple CEO Tim Cook. A Message to Our Customers. The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to

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ADMA takes over AIMIA

As you may already be aware AIMIA, the digital industry association of Australia, went into voluntary administration late last year. It was a sad end for a great association, one that I had worked closely with as both the head of Publishers Australia and the CEO of Beyond Digital Strategy. On the 5th February The Association for Data-Driven Marketing and

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Apple iAd App Network to be Discontinued

Apple has announced via their blog that the iAd ad network will be discontinued as of June 30, 2016. Apple said, “The iAd App Network will be discontinued as of June 30, 2016. Although we are no longer accepting new apps into the network, advertising campaigns may continue to run and you can still earn advertising revenue until June 30. If you’d

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Welcome Changes to the PPSA

Up until October 1st, 2015, leases or bailments of certain serial numbered goods (such as motor vehicles) for a term of 90 days or more were deemed to give rise to security interests under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (“Act”), and therefore had to be registered on the Personal Property Securities Register (“PPSR”) to protect the lessor’s interest

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