australian communications

Vodafone mobile records leaked


January 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.9 (ANI): Criminal groups have paid for the private details of some Vodafone customers to blackmail them. Other people have obtained logins to check their spouse's communications.The personal details, accessible from ... Read more...

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Oz blokes caught in online shopping net


November 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): It's not only women who like to splurge while shopping, even men do that but in a different way-they are spending at the click of a computer or ... Read more...

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More than 40pc of Aussies spend 41.5mn hrs surfing the web


November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australians' love affair with the Internet seems continuing, with more than 40 percent surfers spending millions of hours on social networking sites each month.The data, released by ... Read more...

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Mobiles set to debut on Australian airways


July 30th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 30 (ANI): The communications watchdog in Australia has given the green light for travellers to use their mobiles during flights.The new ruling by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) ... Read more...

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Australian Govt. delays controversial web filtering plan


July 10th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 10 (ANI): The Australian government is delaying the implementation of controversial web filtering and will wait until a review of refused classification requirement is done.According to The Australian, ... Read more...

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Warne-linked bet site under investigation


March 24th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 24 (IANS) A Shane Warne-endorsed online betting site is under investigation by Australia's communications watchdog. According to The Australian, a spokesman for the Australian Communications and Media Authority has confirmed ... Read more...

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Oz man fined $210,000 for sending billions of spams to Indian websites


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): A Queensland man has been fined 210,000 dollars by the Federal Court of Australian for being found guilty in a spamming scam that sent billions of emails to ... Read more...

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Australian media watchdog warns Coke


November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has formally warned Coca-Cola over a spam marketing campaign, but spared it from a monetary penalty, unlike the three other companies ... Read more...

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SBS breached broadcasting rules over two episodes on LTTE


September 29th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 29(ANI): The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has said that SBS breached broadcasting rules when it aired two episodes of the Tamil Language Program biased in favour of Tamil ... Read more...

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94pct Oz kids like watching TV


July 15th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Television continues to invade the lives of Australian kids, according to a new survey.Nearly 94 per cent of the children, aged between three and 17, watched in excess ... Read more...

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Oz kids more savvy about cyber safety, says study


July 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even though Aussie kids are becoming more conscious of the danger lurking on the Internet, their parents are still worried about what ... Read more...

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Specially designed jammers can allow mobile use on flights


October 15th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 15 (ANI): The Government agency that controls telecommunication in Australia has proposed allowing air passengers to use mobiles on aeroplanes. The proposal from the Australian Communications and Media Authority ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsays expletive-ridden tirades prompt TV changes


June 19th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , June 19 (ANI): Furious over celebrity chef Gordon Ramsays much popular expletive-ridden tirades, a Senate committee into swearing on television has suggested several changes in broadcasting standards.The move comes ... Read more...

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Education could be more effective in ensuring kids safety online


February 26th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Improved education about online safety, not internet filtering, could be more effective in preventing children from viewing inappropriate material on the web, according to a report by Australia's ... Read more...

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Australia set to impose Internet censorship to protect kids


December 22nd, 2007 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will introduce new restrictions on online chatrooms, websites and mobile phone content within a month, in a bid to prevent kids ... Read more...

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Aussie kids divide their time equally between gizmos and outdoor life


December 18th, 2007 - 7:41 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): Australian kids spend the equal amount of time in the company of electronic devices as they do in outdoor, claims a research.The findings released by the government media ... Read more...

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