if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.
Pfft. It’ll never catch on… (image: Duke.edu) You’ve got until THIS Friday to have your say. That’s the way it works, don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger: On 16 October 2008, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, announced the release of a discussion paper aimed at stimulating ideas […]
For a second, I thought he was self gagging a protest on Minister for No-Broadband Stephen Conroy’s ISP filter plan #nocleanfeed. KevinPM is not Web 2.0. Web 2.0 is about social media. I’ts not about using social networks to push agency media, nor is it one way “PM to voter”. Web 2.0 is interaction PM […]
I work with government departments on their social media policies. Both politicans and public servants have some of the same issues. Often showing them case studies of other immigration, tax, heritage, whatever in other countries or other States can help them see how they can sell the idea of conversation into their risk averse cultures. […]
Hmmm: Grant to strengthen consumer voice in telecommunications The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, today announced funding to assist in the establishment of a new telecommunications consumer peak body. “The Government wants to give consumers a more powerful and effective voice in the development of telecommunications policy,” Senator Conroy […]
Gary (that would be Mr. SilkCharm to you. Heh.) Hayes is off to Korea with Minister for Broadband and Digital Economy, Stephen Conroy (Personalize Media): Gary Hayes will be speaking and representing LAMP and AFTRS at the The 2008 KANZ Australia Korea New Zealand Broadband Summit on 19-20 June 2008 in Seoul, Korea. The ten […]
How embarassing – we made it onto the international news circuit via ZDNET Education: The Victorian State government in Australia has banned YouTube in all schools after an assault on a 17-year-old girl was posted on the popular site, reports the Associated Press The effort to thwart cyber-bullying has resulted in banning the site from […]
from NMA Online TV services from established broadcasters are to be subject to advertising restrictions under the EU’s overhaul of its 1989 TV Without Frontiers directive. But video sharing sites such as YouTube have escaped being subject to the directive. Ministers met yesterday to redefine TV Without Frontiers and took into account internet content for […]