Conference

Communications Policy and Research Forum, 29-30 September 2008, Sydney, Australia

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Conference paper

20 Nov 2008

This paper examines the political and economic circumstances surrounding the introduction of international telegraphy to Australia in 1872 and outlines the model of service provision _ essentially a single private provider operating as a state-subsidised monopoly, that subsisted with respect to the link to Australia...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008

The unauthorised sharing of copyright-protected works over peer-to-peer ('P2P') networks is widely regarded by the music and movie industries ('rights holders') as the single biggest threat to their respective business models. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry ('IFPI'), at least 80 per...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008

Is school a waste of time? Is learning a waste of time? While for some the answer will be the same to both questions, most will agree that they are different questions and that difference is the heart of the issue that this paper seeks...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008

Next generation networks ('NGN') are just around the corner. NGNs will be capable of carrying all forms of communications _ voice, data and all types of content _ at very high speeds, at very high volumes and in diverse technical ways. Whilst the current regulatory...

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20 Nov 2008

Elected on the platform that it will advance Australia towards a digital economy, the new Federal Labor Government has committed to providing high-speed internet coverage to 98% of Australian households.1 As the official policy description explains, a Fibre To The Node (FTTN) network will enhance...

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