Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Exactly why Australian politicians and some rent-a-quote merchants are up in arms over the government's loss of control over a WeChat account set up for Prime Minister Scott Morrison is hard to fathom.

The Australian Government has washed its hands of any decision the ABC might make about compulsory logins for its iview service, saying the taxpayer-funded broadcaster has content and operational independence to do what it likes.

WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange has been given permission to make an appeal to the British Supreme Court to hear an appeal against his extradition to the US.

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