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Election Hack Sows Confusion

December 22, 2016 by

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

After 1 Year, The Effects Of The Net Neutrality Regulations

March 3, 2016 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ One year after the Federal Communications Commission decided to regulate Internet service as an essential public utility, the contentious net neutrality policy is being challenged in court, and Republican lawmakers are seeking to overturn it. But even as net neutrality faces an uncertain future, supporters and opponents of the rules are […]

Why Internet Freedom Is At Stake

June 4, 2015 by

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By Brett Schaefer ~ Over the past 25 years, the Internet has gone from a relatively unknown arena populated primarily by academics, government employees, researchers and other technical experts into a nearly ubiquitous presence that contributes fundamentally and massively to communication, innovation and commerce. It is unsurprising that, as the Internet has expanded in importance, […]