Privacy and copyright debate rages Hollywood getting tough on ANZ VPN providers Caving to Hollywood national security threat: Coroneos ISOC-AU chief warns on data retention policy ACCAN: remove ambiguity around VPNs Choice slams proposed website blocking law

24th April 2015


The Metadata Retention measures being considered in Australia make some sweeping assumptions about the semantics of IP addresses and their association with individual subscribers to the Internet. But are these assumptions warranted? The exhaustion of the free pool of IPv4 addresses has prompted a new generation of Internet services that treat IP addresses as ephemeral shared conversation tokens, and retaining address use metadata in such an environment is an exercise in futility. The regulatory...

April 2015


Vodafone pushes Stan with free trial offers NBN Co and Telstra settle over $200 million CPI dispute Net users against pirate site blocking and VPN interest soars Network 10 selects Brightcove to power catch up service apps CommBank?s Android Wear app in pilot Netcomm works with Deutsche Telekom on wireless M2M Intelsat chooses Newtec for next generation services

13th April 2015


Reed Hastings discusses why Netflix is coming to Australia. 

18th March 2015


Public hearings begin on data retention ? why bother? No Choice but to ?HideMyAss? for global and secure content access; Quickflix looking for a way out as Netflix looms; Amazon joins email market with WorkMailFCC warns hotels against blocking guests? Wi-Fi.

30th January 2015