Governments around the world increasingly rely on IT to become more efficient.
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Despite years of slamming Labor for the same sin, the government's decision to proceed with a multi-technology mix version of the National Broadband Network without a cost-benefit analysis into the project being completed will allow NBN Co to get on with the job, according to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has labelled proponents of Edward Snowden's whistleblower status as naive, gullible, and anarchic, in a speech delivered in Washington DC overnight.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the wireless network for the NBN was underplanned, with uptake expected to be higher than forecast.
The goal of renegotiations with Telstra should see NBN Co own the legacy copper and cable networks, NBN Co chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has said.
Government breaches as reported by a GAO analysis show substantial growth in incidents of concern.
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has defended using its Twitter account to ask a member of the public to remove a post from her personal Facebook page.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he is open to the notion of handing off spectrum sales from ACMA to the private market.
ZDNetGovWeek: Brazil proposed Internet governance rules, Israel builds its own cloud, and Dutch drones watch civilians
It's not just the US using observational technology to keep an eye on potential troublemakers. The Dutch have approved the use of drones to film civilians. A Harris poll suggests online commerce has felt the blow of the NSA revelations. Plus Google hit for Street View violations in Italy. A lot of gov going on worldwide. Click in to read.
Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam looks to have secured his seat in the Western Australian Senate by-election held on Saturday.
The suggested bill of rights will be presented later this month
The underestimation of the capacity requirements on the interim satellite service shows the need for NBN Co to keep rolling out fibre everywhere else, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
It's US$104 billion versus US$48 billion, claims HP Enterprise Services — but whether those annual figures are true or not, the bad guys are definitely getting better organised.
Optus has secured an extension of its Department of Defence satellite contract for four more years, in a deal worth AU$19.5 million.
The networks will reportedly facilitate real-time intelligence of enemy locations in the battlefield, and is among several teleprocessing upgrades to boost the effectiveness of the military's firepower.
Turkey has lifted a much-criticised block on Twitter, 24 hours after its highest court overturned the ban as a breach of the right to free speech.