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State control: Telco industry 'punch drunk' over increasing regulation

Data retention, website-blocking, new security laws -- as telcos and ISPs face increasing regulation at the hand of a national security-focused Government, one industry leader warns against the "state control of telecommunications".

By 28 July 2015

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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

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Telcos face class action over "unlawful" late payment fees

Customers hit with late payment fees by Telstra, Optus and Vodafone are being asked to join a class action, as lawyers deem these fees "unlawful".

By 20 August 2014

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'Telstra TV' Roku box for Telstra broadband only

Telstra is bringing Roku to Australia, but the telco has confirmed that "Telstra TV" will only be available to home broadband customers, and spells the quiet end of the T-Box.

By 29 July 2015

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Australians still pirating, but most would ignore three-strikes warnings

Research from the Department of Communications shows Australians are still pirating, but changes to pricing and availability would make them change their minds, rather than ISP warning letters.

By 22 July 2015

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LG G4: Australian pricing and availability

With LG's flagship phone finally launching in Australia on July 14, pricing and pre-order offers are starting to trickle out from retailers and telcos. But there's still no official RRP from LG.

By 1 July 2015

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Australia's dark year for digital liberty

Data retention, site blocking and three-strikes laws highlight 12 transformative months for online freedom in Australia. We reflect on the year's key moments in the words of the major players involved.

By 25 June 2015

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Dodo warned after breaking telco code on usage alerts

​Dodo has been called out by the Australian Media and Communications Authority for failing to properly notify its customers about broadband data usage.

By 18 June 2014

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Critics shocked as NSW Police push for bank data access

As NSW Police look to gain access to bank records of anyone in the state without a warrant, critics say independent oversight is vital to stop "abuses of power".

By 17 June 2015

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Exetel cuts off unlimited internet claiming 'unfair' heavy use

Exetel has terminated service for hundreds of data-hungry customers, claiming other customers shouldn't have to subsidise "unfair" usage. But the consumer watchdog has warned the ISP could be breaking consumer law.

By 16 June 2015