Month: March 2015

Website blocking: the easy way to protect copyright, but does it work?

A new law will enable copyright owners to approach the Federal Court to request an injunction against an overseas website if its primary purpose is the infringement of copyright. ISPs will then be required to block those sites. Will it work?

iiNet takeover the least of our competitive worries

Will more infrastructure competition be better for the industry, even though the OECD country with the fastest rollout of fibre did so with a monopoly player.

What price, the last mile?

Telstra is upset about a draft decision from the ACCC that will see other companies paying less to access their last-mile infrastructure. So how is the price arrived at and is it fair.

Racing to the data retention finish line

Telecommunications companies and internet players will soon be required to maintain two years’ worth of their customers’ data. It seems the new law ignores recommendations from the industry and could be problematic for smaller industry players.

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