ACMA creates self-service portal for malware diagnosis 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Botnet cleaning made somewhat simpler for ISPs, network operators.
 
AFP blocked websites to stop malware spread 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Section 313 notices issued to target banking malware.
 
Australian Govt metadata requests jump 5 percent 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACMA counts growth in disclosures.
 
Optus expands 4G using newly acquired spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Network grows into 700MHz, 2600MHz bands.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
iiNet, Dodo breach consumer billing rules  
By Tony Yoo | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
ACMA sends formal warning to telcos.
 
ACMA to offer self-service portal for spectrum licensing 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Builds an API for mobile app developers.
 
NBN Co offers incentives for battery-free fibre connections 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
In spite of warnings about power-cut risks.
 
Inquiry finds drones a threat to citizen privacy 
 
Australians warm to mobile banking, commerce 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
But PCs remain dominant device for transactions.
 
Dodo caught out for failing to send usage alerts 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco compensates customers.
 
TPG fined for triple zero failure 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Error could have cost a life, Judge says.
 
Broader wi-fi band could interfere with Aussie frequency use 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Equipment importers advised to check local requirements.
 
Law Reform Commission proposes a ‘right to be deleted’ 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Suggests amendment to Privacy Act.
 
Optus warned for overcharging customers by $9 million 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT code error botched billing.
 
Telstra breached Privacy Act by exposing user data 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
One day before new privacy laws take effect.
 
Govt begins review of emergency services spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra, Police Federation continue to fight for access.
 
ACMA denies shaping push for mobile internet 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sticks with TCP code initiatives.
 
Telstra pays fine for tardy new connections 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
But keeps its appointments.
 
ISPs put on notice to fix the big issues 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
No longer enough to shower customers with service credits.
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