The end of net neutrality in the US does not mean the rest of the world will follow – and there's plenty of evidence that demonstrates continued commitment to open access.
It’s very hard to cut extremists off from the internet.
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
The number of fibre connections increased to more than 1.4 million connections, which is an increase of 122% in the year between December 2015 and December 2016.
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ABS figures show that Australia's appetite for faster broadband is growing apace.
Trump's FCC chairman Ajit Pai has proposed a major change in internet regulation, doing away with the Open Internet Order. Experts describe what's at stake, and why it matters.
A supporter of the Pirate Party in Reykjavik, Iceland.
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While the US is reeling from rampant fake online news, political movements in Europe are using the internet as a powerful democratic symbol to win elections. Will cyber-optimism or pessimism win?
The Digital Economy Bill would effectively create a hackable register of pornography users and block 'unconventional' material.
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This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
Innovating with 3D printing offers huge promise, such as these 3D-printed microscopes.
3D printing is opening doors to amazing opportunities and benefits – as well as some undeniable dangers. Patience and caution about regulating it will yield more innovation.
Not all online traffic is the same; should we treat it the same anyway?
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Not all internet traffic is the same. Despite the recent legal win for network neutrality, many questions remain.
The 'right to be forgotten' won't always help when someone posts something harmful about you – but there are other options.
Supporters of net neutrality say it’s essential to keeping the Internet free and open.
Internet providers increasingly allow services to subsidize the cost of delivering their content to users. That may seem like a win for consumers, but game theory suggests otherwise.
Internet access continues to grow but some people are still not connected.
Australia's connection to the internet continues to grow but there are still 1.3 million households not online.
IWF moves will control only the most visible child abuse images online.
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The Internet Watch foundation is to share its database of abusive image digital signatures in a drive to clean up the internet.