Telstra signs $390m NBN design contract 
By Allie Coyne | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Works to finalise separate construction, maintenance contract.
 
Metadata laws open to scope creep: lawyers 
By Andrew Colley | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Approach "unsatisfactory" and "ad hoc".
 
Telstra eyes up Pacnet for acquisition 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Working to take over 46,000km of undersea cable.
 
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.
 
Ex-Sony employees sue over data breach 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Claim company failed to protect data.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Telstra hit with $102k penalty for 'misleading' iPhone 6 ad 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Telco 'surprised' to receive infringement notice.
 
Google faces fine for web privacy violations 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
$22 million penalty could be imposed by Dutch watchdog.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
OAIC Canberra office down to two staff 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
McMillan details budget limbo.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
MPs to influence black spot program  
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will be able to nominate 'priority' areas.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Telstra to move biggest clients to new billing system 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shifts off 15 year-old platform.
 
Sony Pictures still struggling eight days after hack 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Execs confirm 'large amount' of confidential data stolen.
 
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.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
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.
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