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After the Netherlands decided that downloading pirate content was illegal in the country earlier this month, the country's politicians are calling for a debate on the ban.
President Dilma Rousseff sent a strong message about an Internet management overhaul to the world, but concrete actions are required
Scheduled to be enforced by the end of the year, Internet service providers will need to disclose all "relevant information" and policies for governing networks.
The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned from the country if they don't store data on its soil — a move that would allow Russian authorities to easily snoop on user data.
When the Netherlands' intelligence agency took to Twitter to answer questions from Dutch citizens, hilarity really did ensue.
President Dilma Rousseff will present Marco Civil as her response to spying activity carried out by the US.
Push to create an intergovernmental organisation charged with technical oversight of the internet.
NBN Co is becoming a parody of itself as new CEO Bill Morrow strongarms would-be competitors and a multi billion dollar organisation justifies a 180-degree policy turnaround on the back of a single, non-representative speed test.
The surveillance platform analyzes real-time crime data and was previously implemented in New York City
ZDNetGovWeek: Lavabit, NSA, financial services on the front lines, and Mt. Gox still unhelpful about Bitcoin theft
Conventional wisdom is the NSA used and benefited from the Heartbleed bug. But there's an interesting argument to be made that if the NSA had Heartbleed in its kit bag, it never would have gone after Lavabit. Plus all kinds of cybersecurity fears, Brazil's attempt to rewrite Internet rules, and more.
IT policy secretary: "We are sowing the seeds of a debate that has only just begun"
NBN Co has said that its 105Mbps download speed achieved in a fibre-to-the-node trial was based on a single test, and has suggested TPG should be taxed for its proposed fibre to the building plans.
We will discuss Brazil's upcoming proposals for first global Internet bill of rights with the government and want your opinion on the subject
Former independent senator for Tasmania Brian Harradine was key to the privatisation of Telstra, and one of the first in Australian parliament to float the idea of a mandatory internet filter.
Approximately 900 Social Insurance Numbers have been accessed over a six-hour period thanks to a Heartbleed exploit.