Individual Submissions To The Australian Government's Piracy Discussion Paper Are Finally Available To Read Online

Feel like some bedtime reading tonight? What about over 600 submissions from individuals to the government’s piracy discussion whitepaper?


Australian Defence Minister: 'I Wouldn't Trust The Australian Submarine Corporation To Build A Canoe'

Let’s face it, Australia’s submarine fleet isn’t the best. After getting through almost two decades of problems with the Collins-class submarine fleet, the government’s shipbuilder is coming under attack again, this time by the Government minister responsible for Defence, who says he wouldn’t trust them to build a canoe.


Australian Government Minister Admits P2P File Sharing Isn't Always A Bad Thing

When the Australian government is determined to side with content providers rather than consumers, it’s a little surprising to hear a government minister admit that file sharing isn’t always a bad thing. But that happened this morning.


Why Blocking Piracy Websites Is Bad For Australia’s Digital Future

Rumours are flying that the government will introduce legislation before Christmas aimed at blocking certain websites, such as The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents, as part of a range of efforts to reduce copyright infringement in Australia. But is that a good idea?


Student Who Leaked Frances Abbott's School Records Escapes Jail Sentence

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (which sounds rather uncomfortable), you would have heard the uproar spread around the nation when it was revealed that Frances Abbott, daughter of Prime Minister Tony Abbott, was awarded a $60,000 scholarship to a prestigious private design school. The student who leaked that data to the world has today escaped a potential two year jail term.


The Bizarre Story Behind Last Night's Craigslist Hack

If you tried to visit Craigslist late Sunday night, you probably had a very weird experience. Instead of arriving at that sultry sea of classifieds, you were probably sent to DigitalGangster.com. Then, you were likely redirected to YouTube, where a very strange animated rap video filled your ears with lyrics about freedom, privacy, and net neutrality.


Google Searches Now Come With Interactive Gadget Porn

We spend a lot of time on our tablets and smartphones. You probably also spend a lot of time thinking about buying new ones. You know it. I know it. And of course, Google knows it. That’s why they’re augmenting your gadget searches with 3D renders of the stuff you’re lusting over.


Meet Regin, Super Spyware That's Been Attacking Computers For Years

In case you needed more affirmation that the internet is not a safe place, Symantec published a report today detailing a sophisticated form of spyware known as Regin.


5 Domain Name Battles Of The Early Web

At the dawn of the world wide web, early adopters were scooping up domain names like crazy. This led to quite a few battles over everything from MTV.com to McDonalds.com.


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