Justin Clarke is a technologist with an increasing focus on the effect of tech literacy on public policymaking. An early career in London saw him lead a technical team for Europe’s largest digital agency, before returning to Australia to co-found web consultancy Digital Ally. He takes an active interest in digital rights, privacy and the impact of the internet on society.
The mainstream media’s conflation of links with content to support the code is very problematic. It entirely avoids the fatal philosophical problem at the heart of the code: the proposition that mere links to content should now be considered, both legally and commercially, content itself to be managed by bureaucratic decree.