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Google is 'on the right side of history,' says Eric Schmidt

The Big G's executive chairman has responded to recent controversy over privacy and taxation.

By 17 October 2014

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Help name the first comet landing site in history

Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.

By 17 October 2014

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Vodafone scheme to link browsing history to individual customers

Vodafone has told a Senate Committee hearing on data retention that it is currently working on scheme to match an "IP identifier" to individual customers' browsing history.

By 26 September 2014

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The 404 Show 1,553: Google location history freak out, $200 Kindle Voyage too much? (podcast)

Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a Kindle Voyage and make an effort to start throwing more stuff out.

By 19 September 2014

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The 404 Show 1,553: Google location history freak out, $200 Kindle Voyage too much?

Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a Kindle Voyage and make an effort to start throwing more stuff out.

By 19 September 2014

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'Beep': A Kickstarter project about the history of game sound and music

"Beep" will be a feature-length documentary film and book of game sound and music from the mechanical arcades through today's orchestras.

By 7 September 2014

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Telstra shares browsing history with ASIO under current scheme

​As the government debates whether a URL constitutes content, it has been revealed that Telstra already provides browsing history to ASIO and law enforcement.

By 19 August 2014

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Turnbull clarifies metadata debate, rules out browsing history

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stepped in to clarify the debate around data retention, denying that browsing history would be recorded.

By 8 August 2014

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Brandis fumbles on metadata, puts browsing history on the table

The Attorney General has struggled to define metadata and the parameters of a data retention scheme, saying web addresses would be caught in the net.

By 7 August 2014

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​Government looks to track Australians' online browsing history

Prime Minister Abbott has indicated data retention reforms could now require ISPs to track Australians' browsing history, and be used for "crime fighting more generally".

By 6 August 2014