Australian bill could imprison social network execs over violent content

Australia may take a stricter approach to violent online material than Europe in light of the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The government is introducing legislation that would punish social networks that don't "expeditiously" remove "a… …

Enormous, weird fish washes up on an Australian beach. So, what is it?

This is certainly one very fishy encounter.
Two fishers stumbled across quite the surprise when they found a sunfish which had washed onto the beach at Coorong National Park in South Australia.
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The photos, taken by Linette Grzelak, were posted on Facebook by National Parks South Australia on Tuesday, and boy, it’s a weird looking fish.
Grzelak told CNN they thought the fish was a piece of driftwood when they drove past it.

The strange-looking sea creature has since been identified by the South Australian Museum’s ichthyology manager Ralph Foster as an ocean sunfish…

Enormous, weird fish washes up on an Australian beach. So, what is it?

Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend ‘egg boy’ on his sneakers

The now famous teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian politician certainly has some high profile fans.
Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons paid tribute to the 17-year-old kid known as “egg boy,” by writing the teen’s name on his yellow shoes before the game against the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday.
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The team’s mental performance coach, Paddy Steinfort, posted the image of Simmons’ sneakers in his Instagram story. That’s a pretty awesome shout out.

Ben Simmons giving a shout out to Egg Boy on court for the…

Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend ‘egg boy’ on his sneakers

Reflecting on my first year as Head of Cloudflare Asia

One year into my role as Head of Asia for Cloudflare, I wanted to reflect on what we’ve achieved, as well as where we are going next. When I started, I spoke about growing our brand recognition in Asia and optimizing our reach to clients by building up teams and channel partners. …

Reflecting on my first year as Head of Cloudflare Asia

In the Daily: Bitcoin Cash on Amazon Show, Bitwarden, Coinbin, Huobi Australia

In this edition of The Daily we cover an Amazon Prime show that features Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the open source password manager Bitwarden that now accepts crypto payments, a declaration of bankruptcy by Coinbin and the closure of Huobi’s Australian office. Also Read: Hong Kong Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsuper Shifts Focus to Institutional Investors Bitcoin Cash […]
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In the Daily: Bitcoin Cash on Amazon Show, Bitwarden, Coinbin, Huobi Australia

Cane toads hitch a ride on a python and it’s the stuff of nightmares

What’s one of the worst things you could stumble upon in the middle of a rainy night? Say, a handful of lousy cane toads hitching a ride on a python? 
That’s exactly what a farmer in the Western Australian town of Kununurra stumbled upon on Sunday.
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According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, farmer Paul Mock was casually checking his dam late at night when he came upon the frankly horrifying sight. 
Mock’s dam had reportedly seen a large build up of water after heavy rainfall during the night, which caused thousands…

Cane toads hitch a ride on a python and it’s the stuff of nightmares

Loot boxes recommended for ‘comprehensive review’ in Australia

The question over whether loot boxes constitute as gambling keeps popping up.
Australia’s government could be the latest set to investigate the gaming feature, after a Senate committee recommended a “comprehensive review” of loot boxes in a report released Tuesday.
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One of the committee’s chairs, The Greens senator Jordon Steele-John, is behind the push for a wider look into the feature and whether they could pose any gambling-related harm, especially to children. However, he criticised the “watered-down report,” which only made a single recommendation. Read more…More about…

Loot boxes recommended for ‘comprehensive review’ in Australia