Author Archives: Mark Brown

Sydney news: Top scientists petition for Kathleen Folbigg’s release on grounds of new scientific evidence

Scientists plead to free Kathleen Folbigg Almost 100 of Australia’s top scientists have signed a petition for convicted child murderer Kathleen Folbigg’s immediate pardon and release from jail. The scientists say Folbigg, who was convicted in 2003 for murdering three of her children and the manslaughter of a fourth, has been denied justice as it […]

Doubts about new IT rules are groundless

The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, announced on February 25, establish a soft-touch, progressive institutional mechanism with a level playing field featuring a code of ethics and a three-tier grievance redressal framework for digital news publishers and OTT platforms. The latter would be required to self-classify their content into […]