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UPDATED. Reports indicate that users in Russia who attempt to download and install Java are being told that a government embargo forbids it.
[UPDATED] Users will be required to provide a full name and ID and to identify hardware.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved to correct the record on what telecommunications companies will be required to retain under a mandatory data retention regime.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that he and Attorney-General George Brandis are meeting with telecommunications companies today to discuss the government's controversial mandatory data retention proposal.
Attorney-General George Brandis has pulled out of speaking at the Human Rights Commission's Free Speech conference today following a disastrous TV interview last night where he admitted that website visits would be included in mandatory data retention.
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...
Competition launched by the Ministry of Communications will reward 50 projects focusing on public services.
While the Australian government has yet to provide a set definition of "metadata" it wants telecommunications companies, this is what we know so far.
A day after Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull praised a report stating Labor's NBN planning was chaotic, his government is being accused of the same sin over its handling of mandatory data retention proposals.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that every Australians' web browsing history will be retained for access by government agencies without a warrant.
Attorney-General George Brandis has confirmed he is developing legislation that would require telecommunications companies to retain customer data.
Content owners have claimed the launch of a new guide for buying TV shows, films, music and games online shuts down claims that Australians download copyright infringing material because it is not available legitimately.
Smug Liberals will embrace Scales' assessment of Labor's NBN as vindication of their own position – but they're ignoring the double disaster towards which Malcolm Turnbull is steering the effort.
The latest of the government's six inquiries into the National Broadband Network after close to a year since coming into power has confirmed its existing assumptions about the establishment of the NBN project.
Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.