Stories by Nick Gilbert

Two Webs don’t make a right: Berners-Lee

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.

AFACT v iiNet: Malone confronted with Exetel system claims

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.

AFACT vs iiNet: ISP receives warrants daily

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.

AFACT v iiNet: Malone says no legal ability to disconnect users (updated)

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.

NBN Co appoints two more executives

NBN Co Limited, the company established to deliver the National Broadband Network (NBN) has announced two more members to its executive team.

Quigley: Too early to confirm equal NBN pricing

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.

Productivity Commission not asked to help with NBN

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.

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