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)

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)

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)

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)

$100 million retraining sweetener wins ACTU backing for NBN dealview story

http://www.itwire.com – The $100 million promised to Telstra for staff retraining under the proposed NBN deal has won over the ACTU, which says the deal will be good for jobs and the national infrastructure. (IT news)

Verizon Business offers storage in the cloudview story

http://www.itwire.com – Verizon Business has introduced Verizon Cloud Storage and a complementary suite of data-retention IT consulting services. (IT news)

Broadband Forum endorses G.hn home network standardview story

http://www.itwire.com – Following endorsement of the HomeGrid Forum's G.hn standard for home networking over power, phone and coax wiring by the ITU, the HomeGrid Forum as now achieved another significant milestone by signing an agreement with Broadband Forum. (IT news)

To drink or not during pregnancyview story

http://www.itwire.com – An Australian study has found that the majority of pregnant women in Australia drink alcohol while pregnant. And, these pregnant women are also confused by changing government recommendations.   (IT news)

Coalition to halt NBN-Telstra deal: Smithview story

http://www.itwire.com – The federal Opposition has restated its pledge to discontinue the "reckless" National Broadband Network roll-out if it wins government later this year, saying it would not proceed with the landmark cooperative agreement signed today between NBN Co and Telstra. (IT news)

Telstra has finally sealed its doomview story

http://apcmag.com – opinion | It may be good for Australia, but Telstra's management will come to regret doing the deal with the NBN as its most disastrous decision ever. (IT news)

Reform still needed despite Telstra deal, says Optusview story

http://apcmag.com – Optus says the deal between Telstra and the NBN is good, but not that good. (IT news)

Liberals would shut down Telstra/NBN deal: Smithview story

http://apcmag.com – The Opposition has labelled the $11bn Telstra/NBN deal a "desperate" attempt by Labor to buy time for its failing NBN plan and says it would reverse it if elected. (IT news)