Michael Lee

Journalist

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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ASIC proposes 'kill switch' to save traders

ASIC proposes 'kill switch' to save traders

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has proposed that market participants on the Australian Securities Exchange and Chi-X implement a kill switch if their automated trading systems threaten the normal behaviour of trading.

October 19, 2011 by in Government

Treasurer called to step in on EFTPOS fees

Treasurer called to step in on EFTPOS fees

NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts has called for Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan to intervene in the restructuring of EFTPOS fees borne by merchants and banks, saying that if left unchecked, consumers will end up paying to spend their own money.

August 8, 2011 by in Government

E-tax uptake on the rise: ATO

E-tax uptake on the rise: ATO

The Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) E-tax application has continued to grow in popularity this year, with the Commissioner of Taxation Michael D'Ascenzo releasing the most recent progress report on the nation's income tax returns today.

August 11, 2011 by in Government