Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 18 hours ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
By Steven Kiernan | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
 
AWS offers bigger discounts for committed customers 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reserved instances now tiered by payment over usage.
 
Dropbox for Business API launched 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Playing catch-up with Box.net.
 
Be wary of the EU's 'right to be forgotten' 
By Dan Jerker B. Svantesson | Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Case against Google sets a dangerous precedent.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Adobe urges users to patch critical Flash Player flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attackers quick to exploit earlier, inadequate patch.
 
Aus Govt CTO readies cloud email, desktop services 
By John Hilvert | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Scoping study is in, approach to market coming.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
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