Vodafone’s Nightmare Scenario Just the Tip of the Wire

Tweet Vodafone has published a global report on government access to its networks, including data on the number of warrants issued for legal interception of content. The report reveals confirms the existence of direct-access systems that allow agencies to listen in on pretty much any call they want, and for which telcos have no information ...

Local Government Referendum 2

Tweet The Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Local Government Minister Anthony Albanese today joined the Brisbane Lord Mayor to announce a referendum that will for the first time recognise local government in the Australian Constitution. While the actual wording of the referendum question is yet to be announced1, it is likely to be based around ...

The Big Switch: How Energy Companies Dupe People into Switching 2

The Big Switch: How Energy Companies Dupe People into Switching
Tweet UPDATE: AGL has apologised and explained. See this post for details For a few days now, I’ve been receiving missed calls from a Victorian landline. It wasn’t a number I recognised and the caller hadn’t been leaving messages, so I did what any Gen-Y would do and Googled the number. It turns out this ...