ISPs and telcos that operate in Europe will have 24 hours to report data breaches under forthcoming regulations.
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As privacy laws around the world start firming up, the extent of obligation required by Internet Service Providers and telcos in investigations has become increasingly debatable.
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Two weeks ago, we discussed how buying iiNet could expand TPG's network reach by 40 per cent. But there are many more reasons why TPG should be taking a hard look at its competitor from the west.
BT has been given leave to revive its case against the Digital Economy Act, having been told earlier this year that they may not do so.Late on Friday morning, the telco won permission to appeal against the outcome of a judicial review in April, when the High Court threw out almost all of BT and TalkTalk's claims that the act was incompatible with EU laws on privacy, freedom of information and the responsibilities of ISPs.
Online movie rental giant Netflix has experienced runaway success in the US, but is the entertainment giant planning on a move down under?
Moves by internet service providers to call users whose computers are infected with malware could signal a boom for phone scammers.
South Australian internet service provider (ISP) Tardis Telecommunications has told one of its aged-care provider customers that it will need to terminate internet services to hundreds of elderly people because the broadband deal it had put in place wasn't as lucrative as it had first believed.
The European Commission (EC) has told UK telco giant BT that the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) will not force internet service providers (ISPs) to police their networks for copyright infringement.
Internode's managing director Simon Hackett has said he understands that his company will lose customers to BigPond because the internet service provider's ADSL2+ broadband plans using Telstra ports continue to be more expensive than the telco's retail prices, but added that he isn't prepared to go broke selling plans lower than Telstra Wholesale's (TW) cost price.
A growing broadband clientele in Queensland has led Internode to open an office in the state's capital.
In the rush to stay ahead of the market, ISPs have jumped to 1TB monthly quotas and wireless ISPs seem to be cautiously inching in the same direction. But have we passed the point where practical usage meets marketing's pseudo-reality?
There are only "four and a half" meaningful players left in Australia's internet service provider (ISP) market, iiNet supremo Michael Malone said today, with companies like Primus and EFTel not relevant any more in terms of providing competition.
Shortly after former Alcatel-Lucent executive Mike Quigley stepped on board as the first employee and leader of the National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) in mid-2009, a new term entered the lexicon of Australia's telecommunications sector: "retail service provider" or RSP.
Labor seems bent on an ever-more-stunning array of policies that are all but sure to lose the election this year — and compromise everything Rudd and Conroy have worked towards. Will their proposal to track and log Australians' every move lose the election — or has bad policy already lost it for them?
The chief executive of internet provider Exetel this afternoon described as a "nanny state gone totally insane" a Federal Government proposal which could potentially see telcos required to keep records of web browsing history, telephone calls and emails of their users.
These days there's very little difference between the services of one internet service provider (ISP) to the next. So where is the growth potential for today's ISP? Rather than thinking about expansion, should they be trying to protect themselves from content and application providers muscling in on their space?
Optus could slash hundreds of jobs this week to counter the effects of a likely economic downturn.
Privacy is now officially the front lines in the battle between the telco ISPs and Google (and to a lesser extent other Internet companies), as AT&T and Verizon stood up at a Senate hearing and committed to opt-in-only tracking.
A group of nine ISPs sent a letter to the ACCC accusing the telco of stifling competition and urging the regulator to throw its full force behind an investigation.
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