Co-ordinated action by the ACMA, the US Federal Trade Commission and regulators in other countries has closed down a long running telephone scam in which the scammers posed as tech support staff for Microsoft and other IT companies to extract money from consumers by pretending to remove malware from their 'infected' PCs.
The Federal Department of Finance and Deregulation has released a five year ICT strategy for the Australian Public Service promising that it will position the Australian Government to use ICT in creative and innovative ways to deliver better, easier to use services to the public.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced major changes in the country’s mobile spectrum holding policies. They include the rules for introduction of an incentive auction for mobile usage of unused broadcast TV bandwidth, a policy announced earlier in the year,
The Victorian Coalition Government is seeking industry and public feedback on a proposed ICT strategy on how it can design and use information and technology to deliver better services in the state.
Communications Compliance, the body established by Communications Alliance to monitor compliance with the new Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) code has named Christiane Gillespie-Jones as its executive director.
The Prime Minister today branded Macquarie Telecom’s new Sydney data centre as a “$60 million vote of confidence” in the National Broadband Network, adding that the Federal Government continued to believe that “high speed broadband is too important to be confined to the lucky few that the market has chosen to serve.”