Optus snaps up 3G spectrum for bush services

15 07 2010

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued the first round of licences for additional spectrum for mobile telecommunications services at hundreds

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Google gives undertakings to Privacy Commissioner

12 07 2010

Google has given undertakings to the Australian Privacy Commissioner Karen Curtis, after the completion of her investigations into Google’s inadvertent collection of un

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auDA calls for nominations to 2010 Names Policy Panel

05 07 2010

Australian domain name regulator, auDA has called for nominations from interested and qualified persons to take part in the 2010 Names Panel. The auDA website states t

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Chinese and .xxx domain names approved

26 06 2010

The ICANN Board has just approved the release of new IDN ccTLD domain names, while at the same time allowing for the creation of the controversial .xxx domain names. T

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Cyber Security Code Launched

07 06 2010

On 4 June 2010 the Government in association with the Internet Industry Association launched the Voluntary Industry Cyber Security Code for ISPs. The voluntary code is

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Subway in foot long trouble

03 06 2010

Doctor’s Associates Inc, which operate and franchise Subway stores, is red faced after losing a domain name dispute over MySubwayRewards.com. The recent decisio

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Record domain name sales in Q1 of 2010

26 05 2010

A Sedo domain market study has confirmed a record sale of domain names in this year’s first quarter, in which close to 12 000 domain names were sold via the Sedo market

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Non latin domain names make debut

12 05 2010

ICANN has announced that domain names will now appear in Arabic Script, as part of the move to non-latin domain names. Since November of last year ICANN has received 2

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ACMA determination on premium SMS restrictions

05 05 2010

Consumers will have the choice of barring all premium SMS from their mobile phones as of 1 July 2010, with the latest package of measures announced by the ACMA. The AC

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Australia gets tough on cybercrime

04 05 2010

Australia will strengthen its stance on cybercrime by signing the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime. The move will see Australia join the European Union (EU),

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