COVER STORY ? THE BATTLE OVER DATA RETENTION ?    Data retention needed to ?fight terrorism??    OPINION      Three Stooges ? data retention turns to farce?    Turnbull says data retention debate has ?got ahead of the policy??    iiNet ? it?s not ?just? metadata?    EFA comes out against data retention laws?    ISOC-AU?s ten questions about data retention

8th August 2014

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OPINION     Three Stooges ? data retention turns to farceIt?s becoming all too familiar. Government policy made up on the fly, ministers shooting from the lip, the public being taken for fools. Welcome to data retention 2014 style.

8th August 2014

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Tomorrow is Spark DayTelecom New Zealand ceases to exist at midnight tonight, when it becomes Spark. ISOC-AU?s ten questions about data retentionThe Internet Society of Australia has asked the Government to properly consider the consequences of its planned data retention laws.?    THE QUESTIONS

7th August 2014

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Data retention to ?fight terrorism?The Government has announced controversial legislation mandating data retention for telecommunications companies. It is part of a $630 million boost to security agencies.

6th August 2014

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OPINION    ?Independent? review criticises NBN?s birthThe Scales report into the original development and planning process for the NBN was tabled yesterday. It is not kind to the former government or to the ACCC. Turnbull to keynote ACMA RadComms forumMinister for Communications Malcom Turnbull will head the speaker line-up at this year?s RadComms conference, which will focus on spectrum allocation.

5th August 2014

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ANALYSIS     NewSat in disarray, blames everybody elseAustralian satellite operator NewSat is not a happy place. Its shares are plummeting, three directors have resigned, and analysts are panning it. It wasn?t meant to be like this. Mint Wireless doubles revenues ? and lossesMobile payments company Mint Wireless has boosted revenues, but is still burning money.

4th August 2014

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Turnbull defends ISP piracy plan ? and says content owners need to lift their gameCommunications Minister Malcom Turnbull has defended the Government?s plans to make ISPs police the actions of their customers.? Australia?s ?app economy? is boomingA new report says that Australia?s ?app economy? of mobile device developers and their support staff is one of the country?s fastest growing employment sectors.

1st August 2014

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COVER STORY ? THE GREAT PIRACY DEBATE ?    Government releases piracy discussion paper ?to greatly differing responses?    OPINION      When anti-piracy laws are anti-consumer laws?    The industry response ? Comms Alliance?    The copyright owners? response ? Foxtel?    The consumer advocate?s response ? Choice ?    The politician?s response ? the Greens 

1st August 2014

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NBN Co and Ericsson extend wireless agreement to satellitesNBN Co and Ericsson Australia have signed a four-year contract to deliver fixed wireless and satellite services to regional and rural Australia.

31st July 2014

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Vodafone reallocates spectrum for big 4G push; Amcom signs ?biggest? Cisco deal with UoM; ACMA launches website for wireless mic users; SDN to ?take over the data centre?; Nokia trials 4G for TV broadcasting; ANALYSIS One billion smartphones will ship this year.

30th July 2014

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