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How 1-cent transactions are being used to deliver abusive messages

How 1-cent transactions are being used to deliver abusive messages

In short: An ongoing Commonwealth Bank pilot tackling financial abuse has identified strong enough cases to refer to police. The bank said people transfer low-value amounts with threatening messages in the description to current or former partners. What’s next? A parliamentary committee will inquire into the role of banks in preventing financial abuse in Australia. Major banking...

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Australia targets social media with parliamentary probe – Brand Wagon News

Australia targets social media with parliamentary probe – Brand Wagon News

Australia announced on Friday that it would hold a parliamentary inquiry to look into the negative impacts of social media platforms, saying they have significant reach and control over what Australians see online, with almost no scrutiny. The government has criticised social media platforms for not being quick enough to remove violent posts and seeks...