internet

Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

Major US internet firms won't cancel services over next 60 days

If customers can't pay bills due to coronavirus-related disruptions.
Mar 14 2020 10:55AM
Broadband tax bill gets senate committee green light

Broadband tax bill gets senate committee green light

Only minor transparency improvements needed.
Feb 17 2020 1:49PM
Internet nonprofit leaders fight deal to sell control of .org domain

Internet nonprofit leaders fight deal to sell control of .org domain

Could land in hands of a commercial owner.
Jan 8 2020 11:40AM
Iran curbs internet before possible new protests - reports

Iran curbs internet before possible new protests - reports

Impact appears to be spreading.
Dec 26 2019 6:11AM
India widens internet shutdown to parts of Delhi to curb protests

India widens internet shutdown to parts of Delhi to curb protests

Internet and text messaging services suspended by government order.
Dec 20 2019 7:00AM
Russia plans 'sovereign internet' tests to combat external threats

Russia plans 'sovereign internet' tests to combat external threats

Experiment to put domestic internet infrastructure through its paces.
Dec 20 2019 6:55AM
NBN Co offers holdouts half-price internet for a year

NBN Co offers holdouts half-price internet for a year

New 'first timers discount' revealed.
Dec 18 2019 1:45PM
Broadband tax now planned to kick in July 2020

Broadband tax now planned to kick in July 2020

Govt reintroduces legislation to underpin scheme.
Nov 28 2019 12:41PM
DoH! Microsoft to build DNS over HTTPS into Windows 10

DoH! Microsoft to build DNS over HTTPS into Windows 10

For greater privacy and cybersecurity.
Nov 19 2019 12:55PM
Internet shutdown for Iran amidst nationwide protests

Internet shutdown for Iran amidst nationwide protests

Third day of disconnect.
Nov 19 2019 11:37AM
NSW Education to trial NBN Sky Muster Plus

NSW Education to trial NBN Sky Muster Plus

Deliver classes to remote homesteads.
Oct 28 2019 6:55AM
Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

Repeal of Obama-era net neutrality protections upheld.
Oct 2 2019 1:05PM
NBN Co finally commercialises IoT connectivity

NBN Co finally commercialises IoT connectivity

After starting traffic light trials back in 2017.
Sep 19 2019 10:00AM
NSW Police smash fake telco technician scam syndicate

NSW Police smash fake telco technician scam syndicate

Claimed to need remote access to fix internet flaw.
Jul 17 2019 12:33PM
Govt wants broadband tax passed this year

Govt wants broadband tax passed this year

Resurrects legislation.
Jul 2 2019 1:08PM
NBN Co wants to create a cut-price 100Mbps product

NBN Co wants to create a cut-price 100Mbps product

While providing performance boost to existing 100Mbps users.
Jun 20 2019 12:01AM
Game and shame: Internet providers called out again on NBN speed claims

Game and shame: Internet providers called out again on NBN speed claims

New metric targets truth in advertising, but it can also be manipulated.
May 21 2019 7:12AM
Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Britain plans social media regulation to battle harmful content

Fines, site blocking proposed.
Apr 8 2019 10:57AM
Australia's 'world-first' social media laws could require action within an hour

Australia's 'world-first' social media laws could require action within an hour

Attorney-General defines what he sees as reasonable.
Apr 4 2019 12:52PM
Govt expands socmed crackdown laws, including jail time, to internet, content and hosting providers

Govt expands socmed crackdown laws, including jail time, to internet, content and hosting providers

Broad-brush laws rammed through Australian Senate.
Apr 4 2019 6:29AM

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