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National Party members vote against internet filterview story

http://apcmag.com – The National Party has come out swinging against Labor's proposed centralised internet censorship scheme, saying it had been inundated with complaints from constituents. (IT news)

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New LG Optimus primed to transform lives from July 1?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra says its newest Android handset, the LG Optimus, is an “entry-level” model designed to appeal to “first-time smartphone owners”, but its pricing, cap and Telstra features suggests the Vodafone’s HTC Legend is firmly in its sights. (IT news)

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Agresso seals $7m Qld government contractview story

http://www.itwire.com – ERP software vendor, AGRESSO, has sealed a deal with the Queensland Government’s department of education and training who will use its finance technology solution in support of the state’s transformational, ‘smartclassroom’ initiative. (IT news)

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Simon McKeon becomes CSIRO headview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has appointed Simon McKeon as its new chairperson.   (IT news)

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Data center upgrades demand attention nowview story

http://www.networkworld.com – School is out for summer, but it's time for IT executives to hit the books to prepare for a 2011 data center refresh that delivers cost savings enabled by virtualization and flatter architectures with lower latency. (IT news)

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Crowd-funded thriller could be studios’ worst nightmareview story

http://apcmag.com – Sydney filmmakers try to raise $135,000 to fund production of thriller flick – and then give it away on BitTorrent. Will it flop? Or will it have studios screaming in horror? (IT news)

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Telstra guaranteed USO role for 10 more years, price to be agreedview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government has revealed more details of its plans for the new USO company, including that it will contract provision of services to Telstra for the first 10 years of its operation. (IT news)

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The FSF is needed now - more than everview story

http://www.itwire.com – When would one expect an organisation like the Free Software Foundation to be really relevant to the world of computing at large - when there is a limited threat to freedom in computing or when the threat is increasing exponentially? (IT news)

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OZLOG: Ludlam raises ISP snooping issue in Senateview story

http://apcmag.com – The Greens have questioned the government over its ISP data logging and snooping plans in the Senate. (IT news)

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Dell does ‘tablet tease’ with Android-powered Streak 3G slateview story

http://apcmag.com – Dell preps the ground for possible Aussie release of its Streak 3G tablet, showing the Android slate to telcos and saying a telco-backed bundle would be “our first port of call". (IT news)

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NBN deal is a great deal, for Telstraview story

http://www.itwire.com – Not surprisingly opinion on the merits, for Telstra, of its heads of agreement with NBN Co span the gamut from disastrous and stupid, for Telstra, to disastrous and stupid for the Government, Telstra's competitors and just about everybody else. However there is noone better placed to exploit the NBN than Telstra. (IT news)

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Inmarsat introduces 'budget' satellite broadband serviceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Inmarsat has added 176kpbs streaming rate option to its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) range of satellite services designed for news organisations wanting to upload video from 'off network' locations. (IT news)