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Commpete chair Michelle Lim used an event in Melbourne to call out outdated policies within the telecommunications sector that are “holding back much-needed innovation”. Lim also used the event to announce Commpete’s top five priorities for 2022.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
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The newly re-elected president of Australia’s Telecommunications Association (TelSoc), Reg Coutts, says Australia has fallen “somewhat behind” its APAC neighbours in recent years in developing the technologies that will be required to flourish in the 21st century.

Malcolm Turnbull was the headline speaker on day one of StartCon 2019, with the full video recorded by StartCon, and the transcript produced by the Otter app, and editing by me to ensure it is accurate, and he certainly had a lot to say.

Published in Development
Monday, 23 September 2019 01:43

ACM forms global technology policy council

The global Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has formed a new Technology Policy Council designed to coordinate the agenda for its policy activities around the globe.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:28

Google kills off real name policy

You can now use fake names again on Google's struggling Google+ social network, after the company ended a long policy that meant users had to use their real names to register.

Published in Strategy

The federal government today launched an online map of Australia allowing users to overlay geospatial datasets from various government agencies.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 25 November 2013 17:21

Web founder slams Australia's surveillance agenda

Australia has been beaten by New Zealand, the UK and the US in the Web Index 2013 with concerns raised over Australia's "inadequate safeguards against state surveillance."

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 12:09

New South Wales promises open data

New South Wales has today released an Open Data Policy, affirming that the state's data will be "open by default."

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 11:13

Facebook faces major outage

Facebook has experienced one of its worst outages to date, with users unable to post status updates or comments for an extended period last night.

Published in Networking
Friday, 30 August 2013 11:49

EFA says vote Pirate Party or Greens

Digital rights lobby group Electronic Frontiers Australia today released an election scorecard rating a number of national political parties on a range of policies relating to digital rights.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Qantas has apologised to the family of an eight-year-old boy who was exposed to a hardcore pornographic image on the airline's Facebook page.

Published in Technology Regulation

The existence of two million .au domain names for the first time is being heralded as an achievement. It's certainly a milestone, but I think that Australia - apart from the domain name industry - would be better off with a smaller number.

Published in Core Dump




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