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A wedge, or a storm in a teacup? Readers react to encryption legislation

A wedge, or a storm in a teacup? Readers react to encryption legislation

Crikey readers debate the impact of the government's encryption legislation, and its impact on the technology sector.

Botched software upgrade produces mass X-ray failure

Botched software upgrade produces mass X-ray failure

A botched $8.4 million software upgrade in Western Australia public hospitals has left radiology departments in chaos, delivering false patient X-ray results and constant crashes, writes Nicole Eckersley.

Foster’s intranet goes public — here are the highlights

Foster’s intranet goes public — here are the highlights

Foster’s Group’s IT management seems to have lost the plot, with the company accidently opening up their intranet to the web.

Conroy: Unchecked, 100 megabit Internet will ruin us

Conroy: Unchecked, 100 megabit Internet will ruin us

Unchecked, the rampant advance of broadband technology in Australia could lead to a devastating decline in the availability of morally-sound content online, writes Fake Stephen Conroy.

The world smirks at Conroy’s censorship plan

The world smirks at Conroy’s censorship plan

The rest of the world has been smirking at Stephen Conroy's ill-conceived plan to censor Australia's internet for a while now, but a new study published by Brooklyn Law School is a serious embarrassment, writes Colin Jacobs.

How digital is Turnbull? A hint: his dogs blog.

How digital is Turnbull? A hint: his dogs blog.

Malcolm Turnbull's online presence is ahead of the pack, but does that mean he'll do big things for IT? asks the anti-geek.