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Friday, 27/2/2015


Still time to speak up about data retention bill, Internet Society says

The Internet Society of Australia has warned that the rush to implement a data retention regime could potentially damage Australia's economy.

Source: Computerworld


Labor backs controversial data retention bill

The Abbott Government's plan to force internet service and telecommunications providers to store the metadata of their customers for two years looks likely to pass into law after the Labor opposition put its support behind the scheme.

Source: iTnews Australia


Labor set to back data retention regime

The government's controversial data retention legislation will be debated in parliament next week, with Labor reportedly set to back the scheme to force telecommunications providers to keep customer data for 24 months.

Source: Computerworld


NBN Co out to tame troublesome copper

Making sure faults in the legacy copper network are kept to a minimum and speeds are delivered as promised will be a top priority for the next phase of the NBN rollout.

Source: ZDNet Australia


Thursday, 26/2/2015


Scentre teams with Optus for Westfield's 21 centre Wi-Fi rollout

Free Wi-Fi could be coming to a Westfield shopping centre near you.

Source: iTWire


NBN Co CEO bullish on network's progress

NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow this morning said he was "incredibly excited" by the government-owned company's half-year results.

Source: Computerworld


Choice campaigns against 'Hollywood horror film' copyright code

Advocacy group Choice has launched a campaign to push for more protections for consumers in the impending copyright enforcement code for Internet service providers.

Source: Computerworld


NBN Co losses climb as rollout steps up

NBN Co's financial losses are climbing as the network builder ramps up the speed at which it connects premises to the national broadband network.

Source: iTnews Australia


NBN Co talks up potential of HFC, wireless

NBN Co has talked up a planned increase to the maximum speed offered on the fixed wireless component of the National Broadband Network and the potential of the company's HFC network to hit gigabit speeds.

Source: Computerworld


NBN Co triples revenue, boosts run rate

NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said that the company is on target to meet its full-year goal of having over 1 million Australian premises able to connect to the National Broadband Network.

Source: ZDNet Australia


Choice slams ‘medieval’ anti-piracy scheme

Consumer group Choice is calling on consumers to help educate Malcolm Turnbull.

Source: iTWire


Wednesday, 25/2/2015


95 percent of metadata retained will be of no use: ASIO

ASIO has told Senate estimates it needs telcos and service providers to retain metadata on all customers, even though the vast majority will be of no interest to authorities.

Source: ZDNet Australia


iiNet, DBC face three-week wait for piracy ruling

iiNet and Dallas Buyers Club face a three-week wait to find out whether the rights holder can obtain the names and residential addresses of almost 5000 people it claims downloaded its movie without paying last year.

Source: iTnews Australia


iiDallas: Has the ISP copyright code failed before it has begun?

Alleged loopholes in the copyright enforcement justify Dallas Buyers Club LLC proceeding with its attempt to unearth the personal details of Internet service providers' customers, lawyers representing the rights holder for the 2013 movie Dallas Buyers Club argued in court this morning.

Source: Computerworld