Small Internet Service Providers (ISPs) need not spend a cent to meet the national Internet filtering requirements in a move under consideration by the Federal Government.
Stories by Darren Pauli
Debate over the carve-up of Telstra continues after the Federal Opposition failed in a last-ditch bid to torpedo the legislation.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has called for renewals for the first listings on the [[xref: http://www.computerworld.com.au/tag/do%20not%20call%20register|Do Not Call register]] which will expire in May.
The Federal Government’s Internet content filter scheme could put many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) up to $1 million out of pocket.
An online activist group will use a flash mob on April Fools Day to raise its concerns about the Internet content filter to the general public.
Exetel has filed legal proceedings against Telstra in the Federal Court of Australia for alleged misleading and deceptive conduct.
The National Broadband Network Company (NBNCo) has poured cold water on reports it will contact the employers of prospect executives who attempt to jump ship from other telecommunications providers.
When automotive and home insurer Youi formed less than 18 months ago, its technology head saw in-house software development as a means to stay agile.
Nationwide protests against the Federal Government's Internet Content Filter plans held on Saturday still struggled to draw big numbers.
It is possible to determine where you are 93 per cent of the time, according to research.
The mandatory Internet filtering scheme could sway votes against the Rudd Government when the IT industry hits the polling booths at the Federal election.
The jury is still out on whether adults are just as influenced by video game violence as juveniles, according to a Macquarie University psychologist. Dr Wayne Warburton, who earlier this week told the House of Representatives that violent media can imbed aggression into the subconscious, said the “evidence is mixed” as to how violence in media can influence adults, or more specifically, whether juveniles would adopt aggression-related scripts more readily than adults through prolonged exposure to violent video games.
Insurance firm Australian Unity has canned more than 30 contractors and has moved to handle IT projects internally.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) has established an $11 million logistics research team in Sydney to solve endemic problems in transport.
The Federal Government will extend its My Schools website to cover universities, in a move welcomed by the National Union of Students.