A Russian court fined Facebook 3000 roubles for ignoring local data protection laws – just A$65. However, this may be the start of much bigger problems for Facebook, leading to being banned from Russia.
The same fate that befell big data analytics company Splunk last month — having to pull out of doing business in Russia — is likely to be shared by many Australian technology companies in the same or other countries once the Federal Government's encryption law begins to make its presence felt.
A British website has used speed data from Ookla's Speedtest and global average broadband prices from cable.co.uk and come up with what it says is the best value broadband based on cost per Mbps. On this index, Australia is ranked 66th, with the cost per Mbps being $2.26.
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