iiNet hit with $204k penalty over broadband ads 
By Allie Coyne | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Updated: ACCC takes issue with prominence of minimum price.
 
Microsoft, Samsung settle patent fee fight 
 
Symantec ordered to pay for patent infringement 
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit with $21.8 million in damages.
 
Village Roadshow boosts donations amidst copyright crackdown 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
AEC lists contributions to political parties.
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Virgin, Qualcomm to fund satellite internet network 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
To offer high-speed access across the globe.
 
Telstra power outage downs BigPond services 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Internet down for four hours.
 
Obama to announce new cybersecurity plans 
Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Identity theft, privacy protection and broadband on the agenda.
 
Govt gives ISPs four months to develop piracy code  
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will introduce website blocking for non-Aussie torrent sites.
 
Cisco Systems sues Arista over patent infringement 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims rival copied its products.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Google flying more, longer-lasting Project Loon balloons 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clocks faster deployment speeds in high-altitude internet initiative.
 
Google, Telstra trial balloon internet in Queensland 
 
US govt sues AT&T over phone data throttling 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco argues it has been transparent with customers.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
 
Belkin server outage takes routers offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aussies affected when hardcoded heartbeat stops.
 
Parliament passes law to let ASIO tap entire internet 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Greens effort to limit devices fails.
 
Grooveshark found to have infringed record labels' copyright 
 
Vodafone reveals plans to store users' online activity 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says retrieval under Govt proposal will impose massive cost.
 
Senate rejects attempt to limit ASIO's access to devices 
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