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A total of 1.4 million Australians have registered for an e-health record as public hospitals have been increasingly encouraging patients to sign up for the service.
The Communications Union has branded NBN Co's trial of fibre via Aurora's power poles as a political stunt, because NBN Co has used that deployment method in the past.
A joint EU-Brazil plan to lay a new submarine cable looks to have been prompted by fears of communications interception by the NSA.
NBN Co executive chairman Dr Ziggy Switkowski has admitted that NBN Co's low target for existing premises passed by fibre at the end of June this year is likely to be easily beaten.
The Australian Department of Human Services has chosen Accenture to deliver its new AU$102.2 million child support payment system.
State government beats open data, industry participation targets as it nears end of 50-item to-do list, prepares to revise its targets.
ISPs should work toward a voluntary scheme to crack down on online piracy or face new legislation when the Copyright Act is overhauled, Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said.
ZDNetGovWeek: Fighting patent trolls, new net-neutrality proposal, and cops ticket 20K people by accident
Oddly enough, the American government and it's family of problem-children, the United States Congress, didn't do anything terribly embarrassing this week. So we're left with actual news. Oh, wait, here's a stupid: in New Zealand, police sent out 20,000 tickets by accident.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that 280 pages of telecommunications legislation will be repealed on the first repeal day in parliament in March.
The Court of Justice in the Hague has ruled that fingerprints gathered from individuals getting a new passport can't be held centrally and used in criminal investigations.
In what is claimed as a world first, the lifetime cost of welfare dependency is revealed, analysed and segmented.
Labor Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare has said that content providers like Foxtel need to encourage users to find legal methods to get content, rather than asking governments to punish those who use BitTorrent.
A computer problem resulted in thousands of people being accidentally ticketed.
When Australian Attorney-General George Brandis provided an example of a film that was a victim of online copyright infringement, it happened to be one produced by a major donor to the Liberal Party.
The spread of smartphone theft is off the charts. Some US senators have a plan to solve it, but the carriers don't agree. Is the Senate plan a bad idea, or are carriers just trying to bilk their customers out of insurance fees? It's an ugly story no matter how you look at it.