This paper explores the concept of ‘clean pipes’, which is the idea that internet service providers (ISPs) could provide security services to their customers to deliver a better level of default security.
The working group that contributed to the development of the principles outlined in this report agreed that all internet service providers (ISPs) should explore and ideally commit to implementing the recommendations on their own networks, due to the significant impact this could have on the...
There is a strong feeling from the British government that self-regulation by technology companies has failed. This report sets out a series of principles that would underpin a new approach to internet governance.
The purpose of this consultation is to seek submissions from a range of stakeholders, including industry and data users, on the ACCC’s proposed Internet Activity Record Keeping Rule (RKR).
IFLA's Net Neutrality Toolkit aims to provide readers (libraries and library associations) with a clear yet coincise description of what net neutrality is, and ideas of how librarians can fight to maintain a free, unhindered internet.
BETA has partnered with the Australian Communications and Media Authority to develop a guide to help NBN providers present information to consumers more clearly. This guide challenges the assumption that people need more information to make better decisions, and suggests that less, clearer and more...
This topic paper describes the broadband network and explains basic broadband service metrics and performance measures. The paper also considers the underlying technology and how this has developed over time and improved broadband performance in New Zealand and internationally.
This report details the ACCC’s recommendations, actions and findings in relation to a broad range of communications services, including broadband and voice services, aggregation and transmission services, data centres and content delivery networks and the internet of things.
This report argues that with internet service becoming ever more central to modern social, political and economic life, access to functional and affordable broadband, like access to running water and electricity, must be available to all.
Australians have embraced data-intensive applications, such as video-on-demand (VOD) services. Households now reasonably expect that they will be able to use these applications on demand, at any time of day— and, by implication, that infrastructure, networks and services will have the capacity to deliver this.