Shadow communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the public needs clarity on the scope of programs such as PRISM – an initiative by the US National Security Agency that allegedly sources data from a number of major tech firms including Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
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The Greens plan to introduce a bill to ensure law enforcement agencies only access citizens’ private data under a warrant.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has hit out at the revelation that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) accidentally blocked 250,000 legitimate websites.
Optus has launched two 4G dual-band devices which will let users take advantage of the telco's new Time-Division LTE (TD-LTE) network in Canberra.
iiNet has launched 4G plans starting from $15 per month on a non-contract basis.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has revealed it has used section 313 of the Telecommunications Act 10 times to block websites, also accidentally blocking 250,000 sites.
The Attorney-General's department has refused to reveal a third agency using section 313 of the Telecommunications Act to block websites.
Australian Broadband Services (AusBBS) has released unlimited National Broadband Network (NBN) plans.
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has said it is “remarkable” that Senator Stephen Conroy’s department is looking into greater transparency over the use of Section 313 of the Telecommunications Act.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) is looking into improving transparency of the use of Section 313 of the Telecommunications Act, according to Senator Stephen Conroy.
Kiama is perhaps best known for its ocean views and a blowhole that spouts water up to 25m in the air.
A coalition of organisations have started a ‘Fair Deal’ campaign against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.
New Zealand company Chorus – the network infrastructure arm of Telecom until a 2011 demerger – has launched a wholesale VDSL-based offering that will be available from 7 June.
Android has remained at the top of the leader board when it comes to smartphones, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report.
Victorian co-operative No ISP has so far struggled to sign up customers to the National Broadband Network (NBN), having to deal with the shortage of available IPv4 addresses and a lack of premises hooked up to the fibre network.