internet

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
NBN Co makes final move to kill off 12Mbps broadband plans

NBN Co makes final move to kill off 12Mbps broadband plans

Dumps CVC discounts to pressure customers to upgrade or leave.
Mar 27 2019 6:55AM
Busy hour speeds for NBN fixed wireless 'likely to mislead'

Busy hour speeds for NBN fixed wireless 'likely to mislead'

Industry weighs in.
Jan 16 2019 6:55AM
SpaceX wants to take Starlink broadband Australia-wide

SpaceX wants to take Starlink broadband Australia-wide

Asks spectrum licensing authorities not to artificially limit reach.
Dec 21 2018 12:42PM
ATO may get direct telco metadata and bank data access

ATO may get direct telco metadata and bank data access

And ‘internet scraping’ tools.
Nov 26 2018 12:00PM
Google attacks Australian government for "rushing" site block expansion

Google attacks Australian government for "rushing" site block expansion

Says expanding scope makes no sense.
Nov 20 2018 10:40PM
TIO targeted for massive shake-up

TIO targeted for massive shake-up

Making it much harder to accept and handle complaints.
Nov 15 2018 10:57AM
Route leak sends Google Cloud traffic to Russia

Route leak sends Google Cloud traffic to Russia

"Hijack" caused by Nigerian ISP.
Nov 13 2018 11:22AM
NBN users may cop speed hit from sub-wholesalers

NBN users may cop speed hit from sub-wholesalers

What a direct link to NBN Co could be worth.
Nov 5 2018 11:51AM
Broadband tax revived as Labor backs plan

Broadband tax revived as Labor backs plan

Accuses govt of last-ditch bid to "fudge" NBN corporate plan.
Aug 14 2018 6:45AM
ACCC wants to take over axed ABS internet survey

ACCC wants to take over axed ABS internet survey

Lays out proposal.
Aug 9 2018 3:41PM
Optus to shut down its dial-up internet service

Optus to shut down its dial-up internet service

Three years after Telstra's decision.
Jun 18 2018 10:42AM
Ecuador cuts Assange's internet access

Ecuador cuts Assange's internet access

After social media comments.
Mar 29 2018 8:13AM
NBN customers left without internet, phone during transition

NBN customers left without internet, phone during transition

Sometimes for weeks.
Mar 15 2018 12:52PM
Telstra claims success with IPv6 on mobile network

Telstra claims success with IPv6 on mobile network

Hundreds of thousands of devices use new addressing scheme.
Mar 6 2018 6:15AM
Airbnb says Australian internet "will require investment"

Airbnb says Australian internet "will require investment"

To stop it from holding us back.
Feb 1 2018 9:53AM
ANZ Bank suffers 10-hour internet banking outage

ANZ Bank suffers 10-hour internet banking outage

Down for most of Monday.
Jan 29 2018 3:58PM

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