Month: May 2012

Australia’s distant cloud

The National Broadband Network (NBN) will provide fat pipes into our homes, creating an appetite for more content, more quickly. Yet, 80 per cent of what we consume resides in the US. Won’t we hit capacity problems?

CT, phone clone

Craig Thomson says his phone might have been cloned, and that’s why it appears that he made phone calls to brothels. Is it a realistic line of defence?

Five pros and cons of the NBN

It’s fast, ubiquitous and it boosts productivity. Are there any downsides to the National Broadband Network (NBN)?

Time to come clean on NBN costs

NBN Co is presenting a new corporate plan at the end of this month. Could it be bad news for the government?

Copyright lost in the cloud

KPMG reckons that cloud computing will add $3 billion to our GDP in 10 years. But will the opportunities of the cloud be constrained if we don’t fix copyright law?

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