The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been questioned over its perceived monopoly of IP address space for the IPv6 protocol.
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The internet needs to remain as one single structure, accessible from all kinds of devices by all kinds of people to remain useful says father of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
iiNet is asking the court to find the company’s own terms and conditions to be unenforceable and unreasonable, AFACT has today alleged in court.
In the legal stoush between the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) and iiNet, the Federal Court of Australia has heard other ISPs have been able to create automatic systems for dealing with copyright infringement notices.
iiNet receives warrants and other orders to match users' IP addresses suspected of copyright infringement with internal contact details on a daily basis, the ISP's CEO Michael Malone said in its civil case against the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) at the Federal Court of Australia today.
In its case against the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) at the Federal Court of Australia iiNet CEO Michael Malone said despite “compelling evidence” suggesting users were downloading illicit files, such as child pornography, the ISP did not have the legal ability to disconnect users.
The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts is looking to increase engagement on environmental issues with ordinary Australians through Web 2.0 technologies.
The Australian Crime Commission’s ICT department has turned over a new leaf by becoming the first Australian organisation to become completely carbon neutral.
Perth-based IT service provider Empired (ASX:EPD) has secured a multi-million dollar three-year contract with Chinese-owned Minerals and Metals Group (MMG).
NBN Co Limited, the company established to deliver the National Broadband Network (NBN) has announced two more members to its executive team.
NBNCo chief executive Mike Quigley has told a Senate Select Committee that it is too early to confirm whether wholesale prices for the National Broadband Network ([[xref:http://www.computerworld.com.au/tag/NBN|NBN|Computerworld :: NBN]]) will be the same across the country.
The head of Australia’s peak independent research and policy advisory body has told a Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network (NBN) it has not been asked by the Government to play a part in the rollout.
More than $3 billion and 30,000 jobs are lost in regional areas each year due to insufficient broadband infrastructure, according to Minister for Broadband Stephen Conroy.
Internet pioneer, Vint Cerf, has praised a proposal by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that outlines possible rules for the protection of consumer access to the internet.
Cyberoam has launched iView, a centralised logging and reporting solution that allows businesses to see ‘who uses what’ on their networks.