5 Sep 2019

Internet shutdowns and Google's internal comms

From Nine To Noon, 11:06 am on 5 September 2019

Technology commentator Sarah Putt looks at the rise in the number of times governments around the world are shutting down their internet. How do they do it and what's the justification?

She'll also look at Google's new guidelines that limit employee discussions of politics and other topics. For a company that was keen to foster free speech among its workforce, it's a big turnaround. And does New Zealand need a National AI strategy? A new study released this week from AI Forum looked at the 20 countries that have one - of which New Zealand was absent.

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