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​Vodafone offers better coverage as 4G+ goes live in NSW, QLD and WA

As Aussie telcos continue rolling out low-band spectrum coverage, Vodafone has announced the switch-on of its 850MHz 4G+ network across parts of NSW, QLD and WA.

By 4 December 2014

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​NSW Police named by Wikileaks for 'surveillance malware' use

Wikileaks has named NSW Police in a list of international customers of FinFisher -- a German company that produces malware designed to "silently intercept files and communications".

By 15 September 2014

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​NSW Police 'makes no apologies' for collecting Opal Card data

As NSW Opal Card users face having their movements tracked by police without a warrant, the NSW Police Commissioner has defended the practice.

By 16 July 2014

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NSW Transport on Uber ridesharing: "The law is clear"

The verdict on Uber's ridesharing service is in, with the NSW Transport authority saying it operates outside the law.

By 30 April 2014

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NSW Police target ATM "skimming syndicate"

Police are cracking down on an ATM "skimming syndicate" with potential Eastern European links after a number of Sydney ATMs have been targeted.

By 28 April 2014

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​UberX drivers taken to court for "illegal" ride-sharing

The NSW Department of Transport is coming down hard on UberX, issuing a number of court attendance notices to drivers and upping the rhetoric by saying they're offering an "illegal" service.

By 19 January 2015

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720,000 warrantless metadata requests leads to calls for greater oversight

Legal experts are calling for greater oversight of mandatory data retention after documents revealed that police made more than 720,000 warrantless requests for metadata access over the past 5 years.

By 28 January 2015

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Uber X, Windows 10 and metadata warrants in Girt by CNET podcast 13

Ride-share drivers get a lift to court, the Attorney-General thinks warrants are onerous, Vodafone offers an alternative to fixed line broadband and Windows 10 manages to actually look good.

By 23 January 2015

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Uber dodges 'covert' transport regulators by blocking mobile phones

State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service.

By 15 January 2015

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The Arcade: a capitalist commune of indie game development

Playing host to 19 different companies, the Arcade in Melbourne, Australia is dedicated to changing the face of indie game development. Just don't call it an incubator.

By 22 December 2014