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ISPs are already struggling to retain our metadata

Today we learnt that 84% of internet service providers (ISPs) in Australia have not met the deadline set by the federal government for them to start collecting metadata. And 61% are asking for some exemption or variation ...

date7 hours ago in Internet
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Clinton server's software had hacking risk

The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed ...

date10 hours ago in Security
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Streaming TV services: What they cost, what you get

Cable or satellite packages, excluding promotions, can easily run $70 to $100 a month. That gets you hundreds of diverse channels—ESPN for sports lovers, premium channels like HBO and Showtime, the major networks and niche ...

date23 hours ago in Telecom
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Big technology deals don't always compute for buyers

Dell's proposed $67 billion acquisition of data storage company EMC is the most expensive ever done involving two technology companies. Many of the tech industry's other notable deals haven't panned out as well as the buyers ...

date23 hours ago in Business
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