Country mobile phone and internet bandwidth forces residents online in the middle of the night

Country mobile phone and internet bandwidth forces residents online in the middle of the night

Posted May 06, 2018 09:07:37 Photo: Sonia Tipton regularly has to drive into Hyden for internet access to get her bookkeeping done. (ABC News: Kathryn Diss) If the drudgery of your job seems bad, imagine having to wake up at 3:00am to get bookkeeping done, because that is the only …

Budget 2018: Australia to pay for new high-speed internet cable for PNG and Solomons using aid funds

Budget 2018: Australia to pay for new high-speed internet cable for PNG and Solomons using aid funds

Posted May 06, 2018 04:50:40 Photo: Australia already has a number of underwater cables in the Asia-Pacific region. (Supplied: TeleGeography) Australia has promised to build a new high-speed internet cable for Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands after Chinese influence concerns, but questions have been raised about the Government’s decision …

How the internet tricks you out of privacy using ‘dark patterns’ of design – Science News

How the internet tricks you out of privacy using ‘dark patterns’ of design – Science News

The padlock is the internet’s talisman of privacy and safety. It’s in the corner of your browser when you have a secure website connection. It appears on a Twitter protected profile. It indicates where to find Facebook’s privacy settings. But in the words of Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride, …

Bush internet customers share NBN satellite service with city residents

Bush internet customers share NBN satellite service with city residents

Posted April 26, 2018 07:03:41 The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been accused of dumping city customers on a service that provides satellite internet services to the bush. The Better Internet for Rural, Regional and Remote Australia (BIRRR) lobby group has made a submission to the joint parliamentary inquiry into …

Internet banking: Rural communities left floundering as regional banks close their doors

Internet banking: Rural communities left floundering as regional banks close their doors

Maddelin McCosker, Rachel McGhee and Emilia Terzon Posted April 24, 2018 18:24:46 The big banks are leaving regional Australia in droves and rural communities are paying the price. This week, the only bank left in the small central Queensland town of Moura closed its doors for the last time. It …

Sydney man allegedly plotting police station attack returns to jail for internet use

Sydney man allegedly plotting police station attack returns to jail for internet use

Posted April 23, 2018 17:59:42 Photo: Greg Ceissman used his mother’s phone. (Unsplash: Gilles Lambert) A man police believe was radicalised in jail and allegedly planned to attack Marrickville Police Station will return to custody after breaching strict post-detention orders to not access the internet. Greg Ceissman was charged for …

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Provide short and long-term financial planning & analysis for team operating expenses · Create and implement monthly financial reporting processes including variance analysis and insightful commentary · Develop scalable processes to support headcount tracking, reporting, and cost allocations · Manage and develop scalable financial tools and reports that align and …

Russia denies ‘feeble’ and ‘groundless’ accusations of internet tampering

Russia denies ‘feeble’ and ‘groundless’ accusations of internet tampering

Updated April 18, 2018 12:10:57 Russia has denied accusations from the United States and Britain that its agents have planted malware on key components of the internet to spy on rivals, steal trade and potentially launch cyber attacks. Key points: US and Britain have “high confidence” in the finding of …

Internet order for drugs worth up to $500k costs Tasmanian man six years in jail

Internet order for drugs worth up to $500k costs Tasmanian man six years in jail

By Tamara Glumac Posted April 12, 2018 21:02:58 A Tasmanian man who used the internet to order commercial quantities of ecstasy and amphetamines to be sent from overseas in a package described as “car parts” has been sentenced to six years in jail. Cain Jeremiah Dunning pleaded guilty to three …

Australian sex workers fear US anti-trafficking laws could make the internet off limits – Science News

Australian sex workers fear US anti-trafficking laws could make the internet off limits – Science News

Think about the tools you use for work, and then imagine a legal change on the other side of the world could take them out of your hands. Sex workers fear that could happen in Australia if a contentious US bill becomes law. It’s aimed at making websites liable if …