Graeme Philipson is senior associate editor at iTWire and editor of sister publication CommsWire. He is also founder and Research Director of Connection Research, a market research and analysis firm specialising in the convergence of sustainable, digital and environmental technologies. He has been in the high tech industry for more than 30 years, most of that time as a market researcher, analyst and journalist. He was founding editor of MIS magazine, and is a former editor of Computerworld Australia. He was a research director for Gartner Asia Pacific and research manager for the Yankee Group Australia. He was a long time IT columnist in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a recipient of the Kester Award for lifetime achievement in IT journalism.
Two Labor members of Parliament have written an open letter to Malcolm Turnbull asking him to reconsider his scrapping of Labor's FTTP NBN plans.
ASIO boss David Irvine has defended the accessing of Internet and mobile phone metadata as akin to looking up a number in the phone book in the old days.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Labor shadow Jason Clare were as predictable as the report itself in their responses to the Vertigan NBN cost benefit analysis.