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​Telcos and ISPs in the dark on 'confusing' data retention laws

As data retention laws come into force, new research shows that the majority of telcos and ISPs don't understand what is required of them, and only a fraction are "ready" to encrypt and store data.

By 13 October 2015


Russian Internet watchdog orders ISPs to block Wikipedia

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.

By 25 August 2015


Netflix reveals best Aussie ISPs for its streaming video service

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

By 11 May 2015


Dallas Buyers to draft letter to pirates as ISPs foot legal bill

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.

By 6 May 2015


Netflix says it 'should have avoided' unmetered deals with Australian ISPs

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.

By 16 April 2015


Piracy letters in the pipeline as ISPs decline Dallas Buyers Club appeal

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.

By 15 April 2015


First off the blocks: Village Roadshow preps site-blocking application for Federal Court

Rights holders have stayed relatively quiet since website-blocking legislation passed in June, but one of Australia's most vocal supporters of the scheme has announced it is preparing legal action against piracy sites.

By 23 November 2015


ABC TV now live-streaming through the iView catch-up service

The main ABC channel joins ABC News 24 and is now available to be live-streamed via iView on the web and through iOS and Android apps.

By 1 December 2015


Telcos and ISPs make last ditch call for data retention costs

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.

By 17 March 2015


Kakao co-founder steps down after messenger app fails to police pornography

Co-founder and former CEO of Kakao, developer of South Korea's most popular messenging app, will be leaving the company on Saturday.

By 13 November 2015