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ACMA teams up with Canadian regulator in spam, telemarketing  fight The Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) have joined hands to take up the fight against unwanted telemarketing…
Government consulting industry on spectrum reform The federal government has embarked on an industry consultation process ahead of bringing in changes aimed at reforming Australia’s spectrum management system, a key part…
Split between WikiLeaks and former staunch supporter A split has arisen between WikiLeaks and one of its prominent supporters, with four lawyers of the whistle-blower organisation accusing filmmaker Laura Poitras of jeopardising…
Facebook appears to be meeting Thai demands after ultimatum Facebook appears to be co-operating with demands by Thai authorities to block access to more than 100 URLs, judging from the fact that it continues…
Facebook faces threat of closure in Thailand Facebook faces the threat of being shut down in Thailand after it failed to remove 131 posts out of a list of 309, with the…
Sensis gives ACCC contract undertaking, agrees to refund customers Sensis, the marketing services company that publishes the online Yellow Pages and White pages directories, has been rapped over the knuckles by the competition watchdog,…
StartupAUS CEO Alex McCauley StartupAUS, Australia's peak advocacy group for start-ups, says start-ups have “dropped off the radar” in the budget and the government has a lot to do…
Budget: doors open to new entrants in banking sector The Australian federal budget has opened the door for new entrants into the banking sector by changing the limitation on closely-held ownership in the relevant…
UK seeks 'real-time' surveillance of populace The British government is contemplating legislation that would make it mandatory for Internet communications to be provided to agencies within a day after they were…

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