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Broadband Internet Australia – McCrann: Liberals NBN Is Better

July 28, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann says NBN critics (like me) miss the point: “Chief Bill Morrow [got] the NBN rolled out to just over half the premises across this continent … If we’d stuck with the [Labor] version, by now we would have a great state-of-the-art network reaching all of perhaps 15-20 per cent of premises. And […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN Losses Could Hit $20 Billion

February 20, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Another Australian government disaster, and one which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull did more than just inherit. Alan Kohler: It turns out the NBN is a dud and will cost taxpayers a fortune in writedowns if, or rather when, it is sold. According to the NBN corporate plan … in 2020 revenue […]

Election Hack Sows Confusion

December 22, 2016 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The problem with the stories about the possibility of Russia influencing this year’s presidential election through computer network operations – cyberattacks or “hacking” – is that, at this point, the news raises more questions than it answers. Various press accounts – based largely on anonymous sources, and stemming from secret […]

Australian Politics – The National Broadband Network Disaster Unravels

December 16, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Here in Australia, Maurice Newman says the NBN (National Broadband Network) disaster is becoming too obvious to keep off the books: Labor promised to “connect 90 per cent of Australian homes, schools and workplaces with broadband services, with speeds up to 100 megabits per second — 100 times faster than those […]

We Shouldn’t Give Away The Internet To Authoritarian Regimes

September 20, 2016 by


By Sen. Mike Lee ~ The essence of human freedom, of civilization itself, is cooperation: cooperation between friends and family; businesses and customers; entrepreneurs and employees. History and human experience teach that humans cooperate best when they do so voluntarily, without government coercion. That is why I fully support the eventual transition of control over […]

The Australian Census Debacle

August 10, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background. Yesterday was Census Day here in Australia. For the first time in the long history of our Census, first carried out prior to 1900, and done every five years, this Census was carried out online. Luckily, I got in a little early and filled out mine during the afternoon. It […]

Broadband Internet Australia – NBN: Labor Party Gives In. Now To The Real Debate: How To Make It Work Best

June 24, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: Here, the acronym NBN stands for National Broadband Network. Originally, the Labor Party, when it was in Government promised Fibre to the residence, here referred to as FTTP. (Fibre To The Premises) This proved to be an enormously expensive option, and one which was never really costed correctly, one which […]