The Twitter dogcast

Summary:On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at Malcolm Turnbull's NBN policy, the Australian government's view on geoblocking, and Twitter's latest security risk.

Does Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull's claim that his broadband policy would cost AU$15 billion without the contracts make any sense? What will the Australian government do to crack down on overseas online retailers from discriminating against Australian customers? And how does Twitter's email notifications leave you open to a security risk?

On this week's Technolatte podcast we discuss:

  • Turnbull's claim that if NBN Co didn't have existing contracts in place, his own broadband policy would cost AU$15 billion

  • The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said that there is nothing stopping Australia from cracking down on geoblocking... except if the companies are located overseas

  • Twitter's email notifications leaves open a security risk , but Twitter doesn't plan on fixing it.

You can subscribe to Technolatte on iTunes.

Running time: 32 minutes, 09 seconds

Opening theme: "Ecstasy X" by Jason Shaw, CC3.0.

Closing theme: "Skyroads" by Pierlo, CC3.0.

Topics: NBN, Australia, Government, Government : AU, Social Enterprise


Suzanne Tindal heads up a team of keen ZDNetters, including journalists Luke Hopewell, Josh Taylor and Michael Lee. You can follow them all on Twitter: @engochick, @joshgnosis, @lukehopewell, @mukimu. Happy listening!

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