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Australian Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Vivienne Thom has warned that the definition of 'security' in new legislation is so broad that allowing ASIO powers to access metadata and computers for security reasons can cover more than ever.
Accenture has beaten Capgemini to design the Inland Revenue Department's transformation as the NZ$1.5 billion project steps up a gear.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said that splitting its regulatory functions into two entities could impact the regulation of telecommunications and the NBN.
The Chinese firm will use Peixe Urbano as a means to accelerate its growth in Brazil
British police are warning that smartphones in custody for forensics and ongoing investigations are being remotely wiped, potentially killing vital evidence.
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In a public response to the private industry consultation on data retention, iiNet has asked the Attorney-General's Department to explain how a scheme would protect privacy and limit agency access to customer data.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has blamed a lack of funding for IT upgrades for the Australian Bureau of Statistics as the reason for volatile unemployment data.
Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton said he is scared that the Australian government may be rushing in its attempts to force telcos to retain customer data for up to two years.
iiNet is in talks to resell services on the network of its closest rival TPG.
Twitter posits that even if the government requests zero national security letters, it wants the freedom to disclose that information.
The Australian Greens party is aiming to smoke the Labor senators out on mandatory data retention and secure enough votes to ensure that the planned legislation cannot pass the Senate.
The dark side of Internet of Things, FBI and China, and other government disappointments [Government IT Week]
Europol has finally figured out something I wrote about four years ago, the FBI seems to be taking the NSA's place in the "keep quiet and shut up" department, and no one is listening to the White House about data center energy efficiency (or much of anything else, it seems). It's another week in that slapstick world we call government.
The federal government has released details of the 6,000 mobile blackspots across Australia as identified by the public.