The high-profile chair of Electronic Frontiers Australia has revealed he is set to leave his role for a role advising Greens Senator Richard Di Natale in Federal Parliament.
A cost-benefit analysis may not be the right instrument to apply to the National Broadband Network project, according to Western Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, who says the NBN Company business case will make more relevant reading.
Written by: Sam Varghese | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Greens in Australia, New Zealand and Canada have expressed "serious concern" at the "undemocratic and non-transparent nature" of the talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
In a lengthy speech in the Senate, Greens communications spokesman, senator Scott Ludlam, has roundly condemned the Government's mandatory filtering plan and set out a three-pronged alternative approach to protecting children online.
Australian Greens communications spokesperson, senator Scott Ludlam said the ACCC should have delayed its decision on the Foxtel Austar deal until allegations of commercial piracy levelled against News Corp subsidiary NDS had been resolved.
The Greens have ratcheted up pressure on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to dump the controversial internet filtering policy ahead of the looming Federal election, saying it is one policy the ALP will regret taking into the poll.
Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 7 has been out for more than a year, but Australia's Federal Parliament revealed this week that it will ignore the release in the short term and is instead in the process of upgrading to its much-maligned predecessor, Windows Vista.