Censorship

Dystopian Google Gemini Shows Why Misinformation Laws Are Flawed
16 March 2024

Dystopian Google Gemini Shows Why Misinformation Laws Are Flawed

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. No matter how many revelations came to light of the rampant political bias of social media companies – the collusion with the Biden
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Think the Voice Was Bad? Labor’s Plan For ‘Misinformation’ Laws is the Party’s Latest Political Ploy to Give More Power to Australia’s Unelected Officials
27 October 2023

Think the Voice Was Bad? Labor’s Plan For ‘Misinformation’ Laws is the Party’s Latest Political Ploy to Give More Power to Australia’s Unelected Officials

In this article, Director of Research Morgan Begg contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. The resounding rejection by the Australian people of the Voice to Parliament is being met not with reflection or humility by the Federal Government, but with a promise to censor online political communication
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Debate Being Rigged
2 June 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Debate Being Rigged

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss the latest attempt by fake fact checkers to censor debate on the Voice. And Tony shares his unique perspective on the evolving situation in Ukraine.  Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Voice Wording Confirms Mainstream Australia’s Fears Of A New Age Of Racial Division
23 March 2023

Voice Wording Confirms Mainstream Australia’s Fears Of A New Age Of Racial Division

“The proposed wording of the question to be put to the upcoming referendum confirms that the Voice is not a modest request, as the Prime Minister asserts, but a dangerous demand that will create a two-tiered society along racial lines,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today’s announcement from the Federal Government on the
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Letter to the Prime Minister On The Interference Of Big Tech In ‘The Voice’ Debate
1 March 2023

Letter to the Prime Minister On The Interference Of Big Tech In ‘The Voice’ Debate

Dear Prime Minister The Federal government must ensure the Voice to Parliament debate is free and fair The Institute of Public Affairs was founded in 1943 as a non-profit educational research organisation with the objectives: to further the individual, social, political, and economic freedom of the Australian people; and to maintain and enhance the Australian way of life. A central
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Federal Government Must Stop Big Tech’s Censorship Of The Voice To Parliament Debate
1 March 2023

Federal Government Must Stop Big Tech’s Censorship Of The Voice To Parliament Debate

“There is a growing concern in the community that the Voice to Parliament debate is being rigged by government, big business, and foreign big tech companies, working together to censor mainstream opinion,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Last night, analysis was provided to the Prime Minister detailing three recent IPA research videos which
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is A Day Of Celebration
23 January 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is A Day Of Celebration

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and IPA Distinguished Fellow Tony Abbott and IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss Tony’s future in politics, the woke big businesses which want to cancel Australia Day, and the big tech censorship surrounding the Voice to Parliament. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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New ‘Disinformation’ Laws Are A Frightening Grab By Federal Bureaucrats For Control Of Our Online Speech
16 May 2022

New ‘Disinformation’ Laws Are A Frightening Grab By Federal Bureaucrats For Control Of Our Online Speech

The idea federal bureaucrats should be given sweeping internet censorship powers to stifle the opinions of mainstream Australians is as bizarre as it is terrifying. When the US Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of a new entity called the “Disinformation Governance Board”, Republicans went into overdrive. “You cannot have a Ministry of Truth in this country,” said Florida
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Federal Government Must Abandon Plan For Internet Censorship
12 May 2022

Federal Government Must Abandon Plan For Internet Censorship

Dear Minister,  I am writing to you and your colleagues on behalf of the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) to share with you our research and analysis of the Federal Government’s deeply concerning attack on freedom of speech with plans to censor the internet. As you would be aware the IPA has a longstanding commitment to conducting research into the
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Censorship Is The Real Threat To Twitter, Not Elon Musk
28 April 2022

Censorship Is The Real Threat To Twitter, Not Elon Musk

If politicians around the world have their way, it won’t be the owner of the company deciding what can be said on the platform but state social media censors. This week Elon Musk bought Twitter for $US44 billion ($62 billion). Depending on the day-to-day fluctuations of Tesla’s share price, the world’s richest person, the 50-year old Musk, is worth at least $US200
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