11 years ago, High Court Judge Michael Kirby gave a deeply insightful and occasionally hilarious keynote address "Four Parables of Regulating the Net" at the Internet Industry Association Gala dinner.
In this video, I interview former Internet Industry Association chief Peter Coroneos, the original architect of icode, who met up with former IIA board member and Crime Stoppers CEO, Peter Price to talk about the work, the trip to the White House and how the whole thing nearly fell apart during the infamous iiNet case.
One of the people who has been involved in the Internet industry since the early days remembers the period around the turn of the century as a "pretty volatile time" as the network was moving from being a niche technology to mainstream.
COMMENT: The Australian government may be starting to realise that their copyright and data retention policies are on a collision course. Officials within Attorney General's were advised of this years ago, but perhaps the point should have been made more incisively, or maybe internal agendas got in the way.
After nearly 20 years the Internet Industry Association (IIA) is closing its doors. The industry body has been struggling financially in recent years, a victim of tighter economic conditions and the Internet becoming mainstream.
The Internet Industry Association fears the NBN will be a white elephant without a firm commitment on low access costs.
The Internet Industry Association has called on the Federal Government to remove the ‘hand brake’ on Australian high tech start-ups.
An opt-in pornography filter praised this week by British Prime Minister David Cameron is controlled by controversial Chinese firm Huawei, according to new reports.
Australia's Internet Industry Association has responded to the UK government's controversial porn filtering proposal, calling for restraint and considered debate.
The reported Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on internet spam-fighting group Spamhaus highlights the the fragility of the internet, according to Australia’s Internet Industry Association.
The proposed media reforms drafted by Broadband Minister Senator Conroy and currently being rushed through Parliament could harm Internet investment if passed into law the peak Internet industry body in Australia warned today.
A number of prominent Internet and telecoms organisations have joined forces to stage the first Australian Internet Governance Forum in Canberra in October with the hope of influencing future government policy.
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) has a new CEO, Peter Lee, after a nine month hiatus following the decision of newly appointed CEO, Steve Burrell, not to take up the post.
Communications Alliance and five of Australia's largest ISPs - Telstra BigPond, iiNet, Optus, iPrimus and Internode - have proposed an education-based notice scheme to combat online copyright infringement.
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) is back in the hunt for a new CEO after its chosen successor to Peter Coroneos, Steve Burrell, decided not to take the job.
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