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Piracy site-block laws to be expanded

Piracy site-block laws to be expanded

The government's piracy site-block amendment expands injunctions to search engine providers, reduces the burden of proving that a site is hosted outside of Australia, and expands it to sites that not only have the 'primary purpose' to those that have the 'primary effect' of infringing copyright.

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A year in cybersecurity and cybercrime: 2012 review

A year in cybersecurity and cybercrime: 2012 review

During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.

November 16, 2012 by

Holiday light violations (photos)

Holiday light violations (photos)

Over the years, we’ve developed a set of guidelines for holiday lights. Every holiday season we distribute citations to local residences for exceptionally good (and exceptionally bad) light displays.

December 16, 2011 by

Jawbone UP fitness band improves activity awareness

Jawbone UP fitness band improves activity awareness

Jawbone makes some of the best Bluetooth headsets and speaker so it wasn't much of a surprise that their new health device, the UP, is also built very well. Can the UP help you improve your health through activity tracking and team motivation?

November 13, 2011 by

Australia passes 'revenge porn' legislation

The Enhancing Online Safety (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Bill 2018 was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday after passing the Senate back in February. Read more: https://zd.net/2nEnKMe

August 19, 2018

LG F1200

LG F1200

LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.

October 4, 2005 by

Nokia 6230i

Nokia 6230i

Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.

July 11, 2005 by

Samsung D500

Samsung D500

Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.

April 25, 2005 by

Motorola E398

Motorola E398

Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.

November 15, 2004 by

First Look: Sony Hi-MD MZNH700

First Look: Sony Hi-MD MZNH700

We take a peek at one of Sony's Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's higher-capacity media format.

May 20, 2004 by

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