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Communications

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Adopt a whole economy approach to technology

Government policy should focus on technology as a priority. Legislation should be enacted that benefits all industries.

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Related policy actions: Access, Communications, Economy, Education and awareness, Infrastructure, Legislation, Markets, Open data, Public services

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Give people the right to opt out of communications

People are able to permanently opt-out of communications.

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Related policy actions: Communications, Redress, Regulation

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Give people the right to opt out of tracking

People are able to opt-out permanently of tracking, both digitally and physically, to prevent their activity being monitored by invasive service providers, such as advertisers.

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Related policy actions: Communications, Privacy, Redress, Regulation

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Mandate the localisation of digital services

Digital services should be translated and appropriately adapted to meet the needs of the communities using them. This is particularly important in non-English speaking countries and countries with distinct communities that use minority languages.

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Related policy actions: Access, Communications, User experience

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Stipulate when services must encrypt data in transit

Set rules that require data to be encrypted when sent across the internet to prevent it from being intercepted by an unauthorised third party.

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Commentary

Related policy actions: Communications, Data protection, Privacy, Security

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