COMMENT: The Australian government may be starting to realise that their copyright and data retention policies are on a collision course. Officials within Attorney General's were advised of this years ago, but perhaps the point should have been made more incisively, or maybe internal agendas got in the way.
After nearly 20 years the Internet Industry Association (IIA) is closing its doors. The industry body has been struggling financially in recent years, a victim of tighter economic conditions and the Internet becoming mainstream.
The Internet Industry Association fears the NBN will be a white elephant without a firm commitment on low access costs.