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Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook has released a feature in Australia that sounds more like a teenage boys' prank than a real feature. Company asks people who are worried ...... 09 Nov 2017 - 4 comments
Courts order ISPs to block 59 piracy websites
Courts order ISPs to block 59 piracy websites
Judges have ordered ISPs to block a list of 59 websites that provide access to pirated movies and TV show content. Two seperate orders from ...... 21 Aug 2017 - 9 comments
Government proposals would block piracy sites, but wouldn't punish infringers
Government proposals would block piracy sites, but wouldn't punish infringers
Under copyright law reform proposals in Australia, access to piracy websites could be blocked by Internet users, but downloaders would escape ...... 09 Dec 2014
Valve sued over Steam's 'no refund' policy
Valve sued over Steam's 'no refund' policy
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has sued digital gaming giant Valve for "breach of the Australian Consumer Law for ...... 31 Aug 2014 - 8 comments
Comedian Louis CK: The whole country of Australia pirates
Comedian Louis CK: The whole country of Australia pirates
Popular comedian Louis CK has been quoted that everyone in Australia pirates, which is what explains how people he has talked to in the nation ...... 08 Jun 2014 - 17 comments
Saints Row IV banned in Australia due to Anal Probe usage
Saints Row IV banned in Australia due to Anal Probe usage
The Australian Classification Board has justified its refusal to classify Saints Row IV for the market, singling out the use of 'anal probes' and narcotics. ...... 27 Jun 2013 - 9 comments
Saints Row IV refused classification in Australia
Saints Row IV refused classification in Australia
Saints Row IV has become the first game to be refused classification in Australia, effectively banning the game until develop Volition can change ...... 25 Jun 2013 - 14 comments
Google Music expanded to seven new countries
Google Music expanded to seven new countries
Google has announced that its Google Play Music service has been expanded to seven new nations. The new countries are Australia, New Zealand, ...... 10 Apr 2013
Apple blames record labels, movie studios for Australians paying higher prices on digital content
Apple blames record labels, movie studios for Australians paying higher prices on digital content
Apple took a rare stance in blaming record companies, movie studios and TV networks for higher prices on digital downloads in Australia, especially ...... 23 Mar 2013 - 14 comments
Australia to grill Apple, Microsoft and Adobe on high prices
Australia to grill Apple, Microsoft and Adobe on high prices
Tech giants summoned to answer Australian Federal Government's questions on prices. Australians are paying more than Americans for tech products ...... 11 Feb 2013 - 15 comments
Microsoft Australia drops Xbox 360 price
Microsoft Australia drops Xbox 360 price
Microsoft Australia has announced it is dropping the MSRP for the Xbox 360 and the Kinect motion control sensor by significant amounts. Starting ...... 03 Oct 2012 - 4 comments
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
The fine has been approved by the Australian judge in charge of the case,just two weeks after Apple agreement on the settlement. Apple had ...... 21 Jun 2012
Spotify expands to Australia, NZ
Spotify expands to Australia, NZ
Popular music streaming service Spotify has expanded to Australia and New Zealand. Spotify's full offering of 16 million tracks will be available ...... 22 May 2012
Teenage hacker arrested for hitting 259 websites
Teenage hacker arrested for hitting 259 websites
A 15-year-old Australian hacker has been arrested this week for allegedly attacking over 250 websites in just three months. Starting in January, ...... 20 Apr 2012 - 14 comments
iPad buyers in Australia offered refunds
iPad buyers in Australia offered refunds
Apple is emailing all buyers of the new iPad in Australia offering them a refund for their purchase. The move comes right after Australia's ...... 29 Mar 2012
Apple to file another suit against Samsung in Australia
Apple to file another suit against Samsung in Australia
Having lost their bid to ban sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia earlier this month, Apple is preparing to file a new lawsuit against ...... 23 Dec 2011 - 4 comments
Appeals judge questions Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban in Australia
Appeals judge questions Galaxy Tab 10.1 ban in Australia
Judge questions fairness of injunction. On October 13, Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett issued an injunction against the sale and ...... 25 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Appeal of Australian Galaxy Tab ban to be expedited, Italian iPhone 4S ban not so much
Appeal of Australian Galaxy Tab ban to be expedited, Italian iPhone 4S ban not so much
An Australian appeals court has granted Samsung's request to take another look at the preliminary injunction barring sales of the Galaxy Tab ...... 27 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
Galaxy Tab 10.1 is available to Australians despite last week's ban
Galaxy Tab 10.1 is available to Australians despite last week's ban
An injunction barring Samsung from selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia doesn't mean consumers can't get their hands on one. In a story ...... 17 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Apple granted sales ban against Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia
Apple granted sales ban against Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia
Samsung will not be selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia in the foreseeable future now that Apple's request for an injunction barring sales ...... 13 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Ruling on Galaxy Tab ban in Australia likely next week
Ruling on Galaxy Tab ban in Australia likely next week
An Australian judge may rule on Apple's request for a preliminary injunction barring sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 next week. Since ...... 07 Oct 2011 - 16 comments
Apple says no deal to Samsung in Australian patent suit
Apple says no deal to Samsung in Australian patent suit
Apple has turned down Samsung's offer of a licensing agreement for Apple patents in an Australian lawsuit over the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Apple ...... 04 Oct 2011 - 4 comments
Samsung offers Apple a settlement in Australian patent suit
Samsung offers Apple a settlement in Australian patent suit
Samsung appears to be offering Apple a preliminary settlement in their Australian patent infringement lawsuit over the Galaxy Tab 10.1. In ...... 30 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
Android tablets gain market share in Australia & New Zealand in Q2
Android tablets gain market share in Australia & New Zealand in Q2
Almost since the moment it launched, Apple's iPad has been the best selling tablet in the world. But in Australia and New Zealand, Android tablets ...... 29 Sep 2011
Study: TV is killing you quicker
Study: TV is killing you quicker
According to a new study from Dr. J. Lennert Veerman of the University of Queensland, watching TV will likely contribute to a shortened lifespan. ...... 16 Aug 2011 - 15 comments
Games in Australia to get R18+ rating
Games in Australia to get R18+ rating
New South Wales government gives in-principle support for new rating. The government is supporting a move to classify certain video games ...... 14 Aug 2011 - 1 comment
Hackers target Australian Prime Minister?
Hackers target Australian Prime Minister?
According to reports, hackers have targeted Australia PM Julia Gillard and at least two senior ministers. According to Sydney's Daily Telegraph, ...... 29 Mar 2011 - 2 comments
     

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