The Weekly Crunch: October 9, 2009

 

iTnews' weekly roundup.

Welcome to the Weekly Crunch hosted by iTnews journalist Ben Grubb and edited by Munir Kotadia.

On this week's show:

The court case between iiNet and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft kicked off.

Detective Inspector Bruce van der Graaf from the NSW Computer Crime Investigation Unit, told a Senate hearing that people should avoid using Windows to protect themselves from internet banking fraud.

Senator Stephen Conroy was labelled a "Communist" hellbent on destroying Telstra out of "ego" and "spite" in submissions to a Senate committee looking at the Ministers' plan to split Telstra into a wholesale and retail arm.

NEC unveiled what it calls the most advanced police car in the world.

Let us know what you think in the comments below.


The Weekly Crunch: October 9, 2009
 
 
 
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