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New anti-piracy code proposes the 'three strikes' policy for Australia

After service providers and rights holders were called on by the Australian Government to develop a code to address copyright infringement, the industry has responded with a three-strikes scheme for pirates.

By 20 February 2015

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Odds shorten on data retention laws thanks to bipartisan support

A parliamentary joint committee has handed down its report on proposed data retention laws, recommending that parliament pass the legislation, but advising that further safeguards are needed.

By 27 February 2015

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​Data retention a 'small price to pay' for freedom, says PM

Paying $400 million to implement a data retention scheme is worth it, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has warned that law enforcement faces "unilateral disarmament" without metadata access.

By 19 February 2015

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Vodafone mobile customers are still paying for 1800 calls, says ACCAN

The communications consumer advocacy group names Vodafone and a number of MVNOs as providers who have failed to comply with the January 1 deadline for free 1800 calls from mobiles.

By 19 February 2015

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NSA planted surveillance software on hard drives, report says

Security vendor Kaspersky outs a group capable of inserting spying software onto hard drives around the world, while Reuters fingers the NSA as the culprit.

By 18 February 2015

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Shorten raises concerns about cost and scope of data retention

The Leader of the Opposition has written to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to raise concerns about proposed metadata laws and to protest Government attempts to "politicise" data retention.

By 16 February 2015

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Vodafone brings voice calls over 4G with VoLTE

Vodafone has finished trials for a new technology known as Voice over LTE which will allow voice calls over your 4G connection. So how does it work, and what does it mean for the future of 4G in Australia?

By 9 February 2015

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Arthur C. Clarke accurately describes the 21st century...in 1976

While other futurists predicted flying cars and robots everywhere, Clarke was more interested in where communication was headed, and his predictions are remarkably accurate decades later.

By 6 February 2015

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Net neutrality laws get backing of Web founder Berners-Lee

The father of the World Wide Web says that we need specific laws to ensure that the Internet remains open and an engine for growth.

By 4 February 2015

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Information protection watchdog adds to Uber pain in South Korea

From Seoul city council to the Korean Communication Commission, Uber faces serious legal trouble in South Korea.

By 27 January 2015