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Telstra to publish NBN speed data

Telstra has announced it will publish NBN performance data to help consumers know what to expect. AUSTRALIANS keen to connect to the NBN are becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of information about the speed and performance they can expect from the national broadband network. In a bid to provide …

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NBN defends transparency criticisms

The NBN will be halfway complete by mid year, the company says. Picture: Chris Higgins THE boss of the company behind the country’s broadband infrastructure project has defended the decision to remove information from the its website about what fixed line connection users can expect in their area saying it …

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Reason we don’t have faster internet

NBN Co has announced a significant revenue increase, doubling the number of NBN connected premises. Australians don’t want to pay for super-fast NBN. AUSSIES are just not ready for super-fast broadband and would not use it “even if we offered it for free”, the head of the National Broadband Network …

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Simple trick can expose browser history

Your social media reveals more about you than you may think. THE expectation of anonymity on the internet is an idea that continues to be revealed as something to believe at your own peril. Computer scientists at Princeton University and Stanford University are the latest researchers to show just how …

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Mundine fight streamers’ apology

Foxtel is taking legal action against several people who live streamed the Mundine v Green fight on Facebook A man in the middle of the Foxtel streaming scandal has apologised for his actions. THE two men at the centre of the Danny Green-Anthony Mundine streaming scandal have taken to Facebook …

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Sneaky ploy used by online pirates

Pirated links to movies such as Straight Outta Compton are appearing on Change.org petitions. THE war on illegal file sharing has pushed pirates into some unlikely places, but perhaps none are as incongruous as popular online advocacy website Change.org which has become somewhat of a haven for illegal content sharing. …

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Foxtel’s plan to stop piracy

Foxtel is taking legal action against several people who live streamed the Mundine v Green fight on Facebook Facebook and Foxtel have joined forces to stop illegal broadcasts of sporting events. DON’T expect to see any more illegal streams of content being live broadcast on Facebook, with Foxtel and the …

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One problem Facebook won’t solve

Facebook is remaining tight-lipped over user access to its memories feature. Picture: Justin Tallis “SORRY, this feature isn’t available”. “Matt, thanks for coming to see your memories. Currently, this feature isn’t available to everyone”. Despite 60 million users around the world who are able to access Facebook’s On This Day …

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‘Big time’ crackdown on Aussie pirates

Village Roadshow wants to stop downloading Game of Thrones by blocking sites. Sure, that’ll work. Picture: HBO JUST when people thought it was safe to illegally download again, Village Roadshow sent a harsh warning to Aussie pirates. After successfully forcing ISPs to block a number of popular piracy websites last …

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‘F*** Donald Trump, f*** white people!’

A special-needs man is allegedly tortured by his ‘kidnappers’ on a video live streamed on Facebook. The brutal torture of a Chicago man was live-streamed to Facebook as he was bound and gagged. Picture: Supplied FOUR teenagers will face hate crime, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated unlawful restraint and aggravated battery charges …

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