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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
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

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