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NBN Co would pick up much-needed spectrum to fill a gap in its fixed-wireless network coverage in Australia's metropolitan fringes under a draft ministerial direction released today.
Proposal focuses on balancing national security and end-user privacy.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.
By 2025, the Finnish capital will have transformed its public transport network – with the help from some clever analytics and more.
In a strongly-worded email to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Village Roadshow Co-CEO Graham Burke has said the company will not attend an upcoming public forum on copyright infringement because it will be dominated by "crazies".
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
The ACCC did not overly influence the expert panel's recommendation to the Labor government that the NBN should be fibre to the premises, according to panel member Rod Tucker.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Gisborne District Council may join shared council platform consortium.
The benefits are large and the privacy concerns are phony. Police should have cameras on them and the more cameras in public places, the better.
Australia Post's digital mailbox service will be linked with the myGov online service to receive communication from Centrelink, Medicare, and the Child Support Agency.
A paper from the Parliamentary Library has suggested URLs might be required to be retained under any data retention regime because Telstra has handed over URL history to law enforcement agencies in the past.
The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
For the past decade, Munich has been the poster child for open-source advocates, who pointed to its successful migration from a Microsoft platform to one built on Linux and OpenOffice. Now, a newly elected government has called in experts to see whether it's time to switch back.
Poor leadership, equally poor transport links and a shortage of finance are exacerbating the north/south divide in technology skills.
Australia faces a dangerous conflation of technology-driven surveillance and an almost total lack of technical comprehension from the political class.