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Optus offers data rollover on new monthly pre-paid plans

The newest range of monthly pre-paid plans from Optus now offers data rollover of up to 10GB as well as unlimited talk and text around Australia.

By 3 July 2015

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Europe to kill mobile phone roaming fees in 2017

The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.

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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Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

Humanoid robot Pepper has started selling on the Japanese market -- and its first limited run sold out within a minute.

By 22 June 2015

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Apple fine upheld for violating Taiwan law on iPhone pricing

The Taiwanese government wins a suit in which the company was accused of illegally assigning prices to the iPhone.

By 18 June 2015

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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

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Australians face AU$3 billion 'price premium' for Telstra services

A new Vodafone-commissioned report has found Australians are paying a "substantial price premium" for Telstra's services, amounting to $20 per month for fixed-line services and $9 per month for mobile.

By 15 June 2015

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Amazon discloses transparency report for first time

The e-commerce company reveals the number of government requests for data it received so far this year, joining a growing list of firms releasing such information.

By 13 June 2015

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Website blocks fall into place as draft bill gets opposition support

Site-blocking laws are one step closer in Australia after a joint Parliamentary committee recommended Government pass the legislation -- though not without amendments (and dissent from the Greens).

By 11 June 2015