Tag: Rupert Murdoch

  • Of Vices and Newspaper Men

    Of Vices and Newspaper Men

    Thomas Mitchell [twitname]Thom_Mitchell[/twitname] It’s easy to satirise The Daily Telegraph. The News Corp paper has ceased any pretence of fairness or balance. Screaming headlines during the 2013 election – like the notorious “Kick this mob out”, “Does this guy ever shut up”, and the priceless, and pretty weird, “Hair brained; A fly takes a liking…

  • Coalition to propose crack downs on Torrenting

    Coalition to propose crack downs on Torrenting

    The Abbott government is considering reforms that would make it more difficult to download content using torrents, as well as undermining the online privacy of Australians. On February 14, Attorney-General George Brandis’ response to the Australian Digital Alliance forum held in Canberra revealed that the Abbott government was considering a graduated response scheme to deal with online copyright…