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.
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 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.
Industries seeking to push their own agenda will really only blame the NBN in a move to try to force the Labor government to see things their way.
Will 4G be Vodafone's saviour?
Following Prime Minister Julia Gillard's announcement of the set election date, Labor has a number of tasks to accomplish before Australians go to the polls on September 14.
Microsoft's latest pitch to get people to try Internet Explorer again goes for 90s nostalgia, but will toying with our emotions bring success for IE10?
Users unconvinced that their telco is being truthful about network coverage might be tempted to try out crowd-sourced coverage maps, but are they any more accurate?
Vodafone's decision to start charging in per-megabyte blocks for prepaid customers isn't out of the norm, but it does highlight a fightback from telcos on over-the-top applications.
The budget surplus turned out to be more of a mirage than the Australian government had hoped, so will we see a shift in the floor price for 4G 700MHz spectrum?