Tech Check Digest - July 8, 2021

The fast-paced world of technology is constantly developing, and there are so many interesting things happening in technology news, policy and events. 

So we've decided to regularly curate a list of the most interesting articles, links and media for your pleasure.

Explore our first Tech Check Digest below, and let us know if you come across anything great that we may have missed!


Rod Sims on the pivotal Digital Platforms Inquiry, two years on, and how it will continue to shape the digital landscape for the next few years (via InnovationAus)

Former US President Trump files suit against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, claiming he had been wrongfully censored (via AP)

Twitter no longer has liability protection over user-generated content in India (via Reuters)


‘Digital feudalism: The future of data capitalism’. A conversation between Shoshana Zuboff, (author of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism), Tim O’Reilly (Founder & CEO of O’Reilly Media) and Mariana Mazzucato (Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose)


‘AI And Humans: Collaboration Rather Than Domination’, interview with Jeannie Paterson, Professor of Law and Co-director of the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics at the Melbourne Law School, via University of Melbourne


Facial Recognition webinar featuring Human Rights Commissioner, Ed Santow and Digital Rights Watch chair, Lizzie O’Shea, hosted by Monash University