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Notice of Annual General Meeting on 28 October 2014 to be followed by a panel session with Bob James and Gary McLaren entitled: "The NBN Today - back on track or could a new path emerge?"

Australia’s surveillance future –data retention, more powers for ASIO, less oversight; Government acting like Big Brother – Greens; Business backs data retention – with oversight; OPINION Anti-terror laws are working – so why do we need data retention?; Mike Quigley on FTTN versus FTTdp; Harbour IT becomes part of Canon; Vodafone revamps prepaid offerings; NTT DoCoMo establishes 5G research lab; Half IT shops aren't storing all valuable data.

Trujillo to buy Telecom Italia?; BT trials Gigabit over copper; Australia a world leader – in phishing; HP launches ‘industry first’ SDN app store; as Brocade moves to ‘user-centric networking’; Axis adds apps to video surveillance range; Remote hole in Bash leaves Unix systems open.

Harper review calls for new competition body; TPG shares surge on growth prospects; Trujillo to buy Telecom Italia?; Telstra expands with Equinix ; Australia a leader in digital marketing; ... and also a leader in phishing ; Comms Alliance releases VDSL2 standards; while BT trials Gigabit over copper; Half the world will be online by 2017; and fast broadband ‘means less commuting’; Optus claims carrier aggregation first; as Telstra announces first LTE-A handset; Telstra invests in DocuSign; Why aren’t we using all our gigabytes?; Big Indonesian merger planned, say reports; Ericsson buys into PaaS vendor Apcera; HP launches ‘industry first’ SDN app store; as Brocade moves to ‘user-centric networking’; Axis adds apps to video surveillance range; Remote hole in Bash leaves Unix systems open; REANNZ deploys ‘world first’ 100 Gbps network across the Pacific; INTERVIEW Infinera – 21 Tbps from the data centre; Vodafone revamps prepaid offerings; Optus bird flies straight; ECONOMUSE 2014 review of retail broadband pricing; Alibaba floats in New York in ‘world’s biggest IPO’; Most in iPhone 6 queue not genuine Apple fans, claims former employee; ACCAN warns on iPhone 6 deals; Happy birthday as AMTA turns 20; ADF eHealth system rollout underway; Cisco to acquire Memoir; Free Wi-Fi flower power at Floriade

Telstra invests in DocuSign; Why aren’t we using all our gigabytes?; Big Indonesian merger planned, say reports; Telstra announces first LTE-A handset; REANNZ deploys ‘world first’ 100 Gbps network across the Pacific; INTERVIEW Infinera – 21 Tbps from the data centre.

TPG shares surge on growth prospects; Telstra expands with Equinix; Australia a leader in digital marketing; Comms Alliance releases VDSL2 standards; Ericsson buys into PaaS vendor Apcera; Better broadband ‘means less commuting’; Optus bird flies straight.

Harper review calls for new competition body; Half the world will be online by 2017; Optus claims carrier aggregation first; Vodafone revamps prepaid offerings; ECONOMUSE 2014 review of retail broadband pricing.

Alibaba floats in New York in ‘world’s biggest IPO’; Most in iPhone 6 queue not genuine Apple fans, claims former employee; ACCAN warns on iPhone 6 deals; Happy birthday as AMTA turns 20; ADF eHealth system rollout underway; Cisco to acquire Memoir; Free Wi-Fi flower power at Floriade.

It would have cost $15 billion to shut down the NBN, says Turnbull; Victorian Police can alter data on your PC; Ericsson exits the modem business; iPhone 6 traffic alert; Wearables market to boom, says Gartner; Fast Internet on planes a step closer.

Ergas and Fels say increased copyright burden on ISPs will lead to higher prices; Optus 10 and Jabiru-2 satellites launched; Allen Lew back in Australia as new Optus CEO; Telco complaints fall again – industry congratulates itself; hey, not so fast, says ACCAN; Opposition grows to scrapping of community TV; while AMTA welcomes spectrum review; ACMA outsources numbering management; Morrow defends NBN rollout in Tasmania, signs new contracts; Quickflix challenges Netflix to play fair; 'J'accuse!' Kim Dotcom vs the Kiwi PM; THE ECONOMICS OF THE NBN; BT snares giant global contract with Glencore; ACMA warns telcos on compliance ; Cisco announces 'next generation' firewall; The Government wants to Google you; ACCAN launches digital business kit; and Telstra launches accessibility initiatives; Turnbull supports multi stakeholder Internet; Ericsson acquires cloud video vendor Fabrix; and exits the modem business; Victoria Police can alter data on your PC; Atmail picks Los Angeles for US expansion; Wearables market to boom, says Gartner; Fast Internet on planes a step closer; iPHONE 6 HYSTERIA

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