What is the metaverse and why is it important?

The metaverse: the next generation successor to the mobile internet. Made up of shared, online, and persistent digital spaces, [1] the metaverse can be conceptualised as a combination of digital layers over the physical world (think Pokémon Go), immersive worlds we
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Background

On 30 September, the Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Rules 2020 (Cth) were amended[1] with the aim of lowering barriers of entry to Consumer Data Right regime (CDR) participation, as foreshadowed by the Australian Treasury’s prior proposal in April and related exposure draft legislation released
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Background

With the implementation of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) in the banking sector (known as ‘Open Banking’) well under way, the release of draft amendments to the CDR rules for the energy sector, and the continuing development of the framework for implementing the CDR in the telecommunications sector,
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