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Australian laws aim to force decryption to fight crime Australia has announced that it will promulgate laws to force companies like Google and Facebook to decrypt messages sent by suspected terrorists and other criminals.
New Sydney Startup Hub to open, welcomed by other startup bodies The NSW Government-funded Sydney Startup Hub will see the relocation of the top Stone & Chalk fintech hub by November 2017, with other startup bodies…
Protest against move to get rid of net neutrality law Companies and non-profits in the US have united to protest against the move by the Federal Communications Commission to get rid of the rules that…
US restricts use of Kaspersky products by govt agencies The US government has removed Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved software suppliers for two government-wide purchasing contracts that are used to buy technology…
Kaspersky source code offer means little: security firm Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky's offer to allow the US government to inspect the source code of his products will not ensure it is free…
ATO says systems back after outage The Australian Taxation Office says its systems are back online after a disruption on Wednesday afternoon.
MYOB minds govt business and welcomes 457 visa changes, too Don’t mind me, I’m just reporting on MYOB’s welcoming of the Australian Government’s 457 visa changes, in line with AIIA’s comments.
Kaspersky Lab row: Russian minister warns of blowback A senior Russian official has escalated the war of words over products from Kaspersky Lab by saying that any "unilateral political sanctions" by the US…
AIIA welcomes 'expanded 457 visa MLSSL for ICT specialists' The Australian Information Industry Association, the nation’s “peak member body for the ICT industry”, has welcomed ICT amendments to 457 visas that address “critical skills…
US moves against Kaspersky: Founder calls it cyber-McCarthyism Kaspersky Lab owner Eugene Kaspersky has hit out at reports about the US moving to stop the use of his company's products in the Department…

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