Josh Taylor

Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

Latest Posts

NSW govt late to the 'Australia tax' party

Hot on the heels of the iPhone 4S announcement, the fight against higher prices for Apple products in Australia has a new ally in the New South Wales trading minister. However, given the falling dollar, it almost seems too little, too late and too targeted.

October 4, 2011 by

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Claims of NBN price hikes exaggerated

Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull called a press conference yesterday claiming that a month-old paper from the National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) asks for product price increases 5 per cent above consumer price index (CPI), but NBN Co is really just covering all bases.

August 22, 2011 by

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Treasury docs show NBN worries evolve

While the Treasury did raise serious concerns about the financial risks posed by the National Broadband Network (NBN) two years ago, it seems that the government has gone a long way towards addressing those concerns in the intervening two years.

August 15, 2011 by


AFACT seeks to automatically bypass law

The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) wants to have their copyright infringement notices automatically bypass the internet service provider (ISP) and find their way directly to the customers, but it also risks bypassing the law.

July 29, 2011 by

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