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    1. Australia's bushfire emergency is being exploited on social media, as misinformation is spread through cyberspace via hundreds of thousands of posts.

      News article: Fires misinformation being spread through social media This includes a prominent local billionaire, Andrew Forrest, who has pledged $70 million for bushfire relief: "I think there's...

      News article: Fires misinformation being spread through social media

      This includes a prominent local billionaire, Andrew Forrest, who has pledged $70 million for bushfire relief: "I think there's a multitude of reasons why the fire extent has bene so devastating. I think a warming planet would be part of that — [but] the biggest part of that is arsonists," he said.

      13 votes
    2. New Zealand & Australia ISPs and telcos block access to sites hosting Christchurch shooting video

      New Zealand ISPs are blocking sites that do not remove Christchurch shooting video New Zealand Mobile Carriers Block 8chan, 4chan, and LiveLeak And, in Australia: Telco giants block websites...
      15 votes