Govt to adopt all changes to data retention bill 
 
Deadlock: Cost still the problem for piracy scheme 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
ISPs, rights holders in repeat of 2012 stalemate.
 
France mandates blocking of terrorist-supporting websites 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Providers have 24 hours to comply.
 
Vocus offloads Kiwi network construction unit 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Sets up joint venture with Spark.
 
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.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Google, Telstra trial balloon internet in Queensland 
 
AFP will use data retention to fight piracy 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner reveals use for new scheme.
 
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.
 
Google's public DNS goes offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian, NZ and SE Asian users affected.
 
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.
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