Darren Greenwood

Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'

Latest Posts

Telecom NZ gets a dose of schadenfreude

Remember all the abuse Telecom rightfully received over the many failings with its XT network? There were the experts flown in from abroad, the tussles with supplier Alcatel-Lucent and the humble apologies of CEO Dr Paul Reynolds.

November 11, 2010 by Darren Greenwood


Guilty until proven innocent: new NZ law

Remember the old saying about being "innocent until proven guilty"? Well, the latest version of New Zealand's Copyright Amendment Bill has a farcical reversal of this, which has created rightful outrage.

November 8, 2010 by Darren Greenwood

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Private sector the new industry darling

Despite my predictions for an "age of austerity", I haven't seen signs of fiscal prudence from Julia Gillard's new government yet. New Zealand's government, on the other hand, is certainly tightening the screws.

October 14, 2010 by Darren Greenwood