PC Mag Australia – Protecting Games From the Law

At the moment, United States copyright legislation prevents consumers from developing video game emulators and compatible servers in order to play games that are no longer supported by developers. These anti-circumvention provisions or Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) also prevent academics and museum curators from preserving such games for study and […]

PC Mag Australia – Science Busking for Research Funds: Crowdfunding in Australia

As Australian science researchers struggle more and more for funding, they have been increasingly turning to crowdfunding for support – and actually reaching their goals. We sat down with Dr Mel Thomson, a microbiologist who has run two successful Pozible campaigns to discuss why crowdfunding is now a viable option for scientists to fund their […]

PC Mag Australia – A Guide to the Trans Pacific Partnership

The Trans Pacific Partnership is the largest trade agreement in the Asia Pacific region to date. A highly complex agreement it has been in the works for over four years it may actually be close to signing off this year. It has received a bit of attention lately thanks to the fact that we don’t […]

PC Mag Australia – Australia Leads the Charge in 2015 Global Game Jam

This weekend over 16,000 people across 78 countries will come together in the annual Global Game Jam (GGJ) where teams of designers, developers and artists come together to form teams and produce games based on a prescribed theme within 48 hours. “GGJ is about having fun and creating something that’s awesome because the time and […]

PC Mag Australia – Submit your objections and #StopDataRetention

Despite failing to gain the initial 38 votes from Members of Parliament needed to block the National Security Legislation passing, the #StopDataRetention community is not ready to give up yet. Electronic Frontiers Australia has a detailed guide to the metadata retention legislation and shows you how to submit your objection to the inquiry being carried […]