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Taxpayers fund scientific research, but the resulting data is kept secret

Taxpayers fund scientific research, but the resulting data is kept secret

Allen GreerMar 6, 20175 Comments

Giving open access to already-used data has some key benefits, writes biologist Allen Greer.

Outta this world: space tourists to hitch a ride to the Moon

Outta this world: space tourists to hitch a ride to the Moon

Ben SandilandsMar 2, 20177 Comments

Is space the place to use paying passengers as flight testers? We may soon find out, with a manned mission to the far side of the Moon to include two amateur space tourists.

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

You, yes YOU, own the NBN, so demand a higher goddamn standard

Helen RazerMar 2, 201732 Comments

The national broadband network does not belong to millionaire bureaucrats or Liberal MPs. It belongs to you, the taxpayer, and you have the right to demand better.

The airline that could kill off Australia's low-cost carriers

The airline that could kill off Australia's low-cost carriers

Ben SandilandsFeb 28, 20173 Comments

The airline Norwegian is shaking up the aviation industry, exploiting opportunities to do to established carriers what Qantas wanted to do years ago.

How'd you like your ex to be able to use your phone data to sue you in civil court?

How'd you like your ex to be able to use your phone data to sue you in civil court?

Michael BradleyJan 24, 20173 Comments

Because it's probably going to happen.

Rich, white finance sector men build their own 'safe space' on a floating tax haven

Rich, white finance sector men build their own 'safe space' on a floating tax haven

Helen RazerJan 19, 201713 Comments

The Silicon Valley founders of the Seasteading Institute have falsely promoted themselves for some time as philanthropists.

'Island Australia' the refuge of the incompetent

'Island Australia' the refuge of the incompetent

Bernard KeaneOct 26, 20163 Comments

The ABS' dumb decision to use geoblocking as its only defence against denial of service attacks treated Australians engaging in the basics of IT security as second-class citizens.

Anyone for a ticket in the cybercrime lottery?

Anyone for a ticket in the cybercrime lottery?

Bernard KeaneOct 13, 20161 Comment

Estimates of the cost of cybercrime continue to vary wildly as cybersecurity companies hype the risks to customers.

Cybersecurity report treads fine line between hype and hypocrisy

Bernard KeaneOct 13, 2016

Despite an unusual effort to downplay cybersecurity risks, the Australian Cyber Security Centre's latest threat report was the basis for the usual scaremongering.

Do you Yahoo? Delete your account

Do you Yahoo? Delete your account

Bernard KeaneOct 5, 20162 Comments

Got a Yahoo email account? Delete it - the NSA has been rifling through it, with the help of Yahoo itself, an explosive report has revealed.

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