Articles by David Paris

David Paris worked on digital communications for former Australian Greens Leaders Bob Brown, Christine Milne, and their parliamentary team, before managing communications and digital rights policy for former Senator Scott Ludlam. In 2012 he travelled to the United States on an election observer study tour as part of an Australian Political Exchange Council program. He is currently the Director of Campaigns for international digital rights NGO OpenMedia, and sits on the board of Digital Rights Watch Australia.

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Analytica?

The extraordinary revelations from the Observer/Channel 4 investigation into the practices of the digital marketing firm Cambridge Analytica have, like many a great internet controversy, produced great outrage but few answers or ways forward. People are rightly horrified at the prospect of such comprehensive personal information being used to manipulate them by the million, but also daunted by the task of correcting it.

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