The country's Roskomnadzor federal agency has instructed Internet providers to block a page about a kind of cannabis, but most can only block the entire site.
Australia and New Zealand get added to Netflix's ISP Speed Index, the service's own rankings of ISP performance based on Netflix streaming during peak times
The Federal Court has set a deadline for Dallas Buyers Club to draft its letter to suspected pirates, but iiNet and other ISPs now face the unpleasant reality of footing the bill for the long-running legal case.
After partnering with Australian service providers to offer unlimited streaming, Netflix has reaffirmed its support for net neutrality and admitted the deals were a mistake that won't be repeated.
iiNet and Dodo have confirmed they will not appeal a ruling to hand over pirates' details to Dallas Buyers Club, as the rights holders further their legal battle overseas, asking pirates to set a price for damages.
As data retention looks set to pass parliament within weeks, the telecommunications industry has united to make a "simple and reasonable" request for the Government to release costs for the regime.
iiNet has spent less than a month under new owners TPG, but there are signs of change beyond the nixing of Fetch TV. As high profile execs depart, TPG says call centre staff will stay but other roles are under review.
iiNet is getting its house into order under new owners TPG, quietly pulling hardware and content service Fetch TV from its website.
With Netflix launching soon in Australia, the company says Australians have had issues with "nightmarish" broadband in the past, and ISPs will need to step up their game to offer a great streaming experience.
The Federal Court has ruled that Dallas Buyers Club LLC cannot send its draft letters to iiNet customers who have allegedly downloaded the movie illegally.