Data retention has been slayed in Australia for the time being, but like any good pop culture villain, it will always come back.
Millennials were raised on technology -- they never had to be taught. So if you really need someone to explain what it all really means, just ask Gen-Y geek Josh Taylor, and he'll blog about it (whenever he feels like it).
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.
The controversy in the US over the government collecting phone records is a reminder that Australian government agencies already have that power, and are pushing for even more.
Figures released last week showed that NBN Co passed 22,100 brownfield premises with fibre in the first three months of 2013, but can the company make up the gap to meet its targets by the end of June?
The death of the NBN at the hands of wireless is, once again, greatly exaggerated.
The government will resell leftover 4G spectrum in a few years, but was it a missed opportunity?
The australianchristianlobby.org domain has been snapped up by a group that doesn't share the organisation's values, but there is another ACL website that we should be more concerned about.
At the 2010 policy launch, Tony Abbott was nowhere to be seen. In 2013, he was the beaming, awkward sidekick.
The Australian Department of Broadband, Communication and the Digital Economy has said that you can't compare data retention to airport security, but the two do have their similarities.
The outside disclosure of the number of premises that NBN Co has passed with fibre has revealed that NBN Co isn't being completely transparent.
A rejection on a Twitter ban in Australian Parliament, and the backdown in New South Wales over a proposed ban on court tweets shows that governments are at least attempting to come to grips with the inevitability of social media.