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Kaspersky chief not on agenda to front US Congress

The US Government appears to have withdrawn an invitation extended to Eugene Kaspersky, the head of Kaspersky Lab, to testify before Congress after the company's products were banned from use by US Government agencies.

Govt to review if .au domain still ‘fit for purpose’

The federal government is to review the management of the .au domain in a move designed to ensure it remains fit for purpose in serving the needs of Australians online.

Senator Michaelia Cash

The federal government has released just shy of $30 million in funding to help 20 companies in South Australia and Victoria establish and expand advanced manufacturing activities.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Microsoft email case appeal

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the government against the verdict in a case where Microsoft had obtained a ruling allowing it to prevent the government accessing emails stored on a server in Ireland.

CA says new industry guidance improves telecoms credit management

The Communications Alliance, Australia’s peak body for the telecoms industry, has published new credit guidance rules which it says underlines industry’s commitment to deliver fair credit management outcomes for all telecommunications consumers.

Greens say facial recognition first step to a police state

The decision to create a national facial recognition database system in Australia is a giant step by the Labor and Liberal parties down an Orwellian path of Big Brother surveillance and ultimately towards a surveillance and police state, Greens Justice spokesperson Senator Nick McKim claims.

Facial recognition database 'could cost billions'

The setting up of a national facial recognition database is likely to cost Australia at least hundreds of millions of dollars, but could go into the billions, an expert in the field has told iTWire.

Australian govts agree on national facial recognition database

The Australian federal government and the governments of states and territories agreed today to set up a national facial recognition database which will also use drivers' licence photos.

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