What is the Digital Economy?

Written by Terry Flew on April 23, 2015

I had the opportunity tonight to attend the launch of the new PwC Chair in Digital Economy at QUT. The Chair, which is the first of its kind in Australia, is funded by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Marketing, and the Queensland State Government Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation.

Professor Rowena Barrett in the School of Management (QUT Business School) and Professor Michael Rosemann in the School of Information Systems (Science and Engineering Faculty) have bene the intellectual

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Wikileaks and the Sony hack

Written by Terry Flew on April 20, 2015

My comments to ABC News Radio on the decision by Wikileaks to release the hacked Sony emails can be heard here

Shorter version: I find the claims that releasing volumes of email correspondence because you can, and then retrospectively claiming that it is in the public interest to do so, unconvincing.

Selling “thin air”: Spectrum management and regulation

Written by Terry Flew on March 12, 2015

Rethinking Regulation in a Connected Digital Environment – 2015 seminar

Selling “thin air”: Spectrum management and regulation

Rob Nicholls
Research Fellow, Centre for International Finance and Regulation, UNSW and Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology, 12:00pm to 2:00pm, April 20, 2015, Kelvin Grove Campus, A105

See attached flyer

Seminar Abstract:

Spectrum management policy presents an increasingly important regulatory challenge. In the last few years of the twentieth century, spectrum management problems were constructed as a model with the regulator using “command and control”

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