The implementation of internet filters in workplaces always creates a severe disconnect between those enforcing them and those living under them. It's not surprising that the phenomenon is at its worst in parliament.
PIPA and SOPA may be dead in the water for now, but it's worth remembering that the most controversial part of the legislation is something the Australian Government has been thinking about for years.
Would you join the Church of Kopimism in Sweden, and pray to the god of file sharing? It doesn't seem any more absurd than any other religion is to me.
The ruling by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) that Channel Seven was well within its right to take photos from a public Facebook page should be a reminder to us all.
When a group is caught out not practising what it preaches, it's easy to mock them for it, but there's more to it than that with the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT).
Whenever there's a new claim about something being an "NBN killer", there's always a reason to be cynical.
You've got to have some sympathy for internet service providers, just like Labor with asylum seeker policies, no matter what they do around copyright infringement, someone will be unhappy.
Google has a good thing going in Google Reader, but the overhaul unveiled yesterday is both ugly and problematic.
The Australian-based website domain for business telecommunications company AAPT temporarily expired today.
Just two weeks into owning a new iPhone 4S, iMessage has severely reduced the volume of SMSes I send, but will Australian telcos care?
My immediate reaction to Tuesday's National Broadband Network 12-month roll-out plan was "where's my suburb?". It turns out, I really wasn't alone in thinking that.
After comparing Telstra's 4G network to other supposedly "4G" networks in the market, the genius in Telstra's brand new shiny network is in its 3G network.
Hot on the heels of the iPhone 4S announcement, the fight against higher prices for Apple products in Australia has a new ally in the New South Wales trading minister. However, given the falling dollar, it almost seems too little, too late and too targeted.
The key to the National Broadband Network (NBN) having an edge over wireless technologies is data quotas, not speeds.
It's just a bit hypocritical for Harvey Norman to sell devices that set up a virtual private network (VPN) to bypass geolocation blocking.