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On the importance, and vulnerability, of protester social media

Hong Kong residents protesting moves to allow extradition to mainland China used a “secure” social media platform to communicate and organise. But it was targeted, forcing some onto less secure platforms and into the glare of state surveillance, writes Stanley Shanapinda.


Once proven safe, hailing flying taxis will become normal

Uber Air’s intent to launch an aerial taxi service in 2023 puts renewed focus on drone technology and safety. But when proven safe, the public will accept pilot-free passenger drones in the sky as it has other forms of transport, argues Matthew Marino.

Today, readers question government motives for public transport reform, free buses to the footy, and how political factions benefit constituents.

Your views: on a public transport shakeup, the cost of free buses, and party factions

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