CPRF 2008

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
5

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
3

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
2

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
0

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...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
1

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...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
5

In the digital age, what is 'television', what is 'radio'? Is there any continuing utility in describing the 'print media' as the 'print media', when its activities are increasingly online, the 'print' element is becoming increasingly peripheral1 and the more significant issues generally relate to...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
2

The past four years have seen renewed interest in the role that structural remedies could play in shaping telecommunications markets. In the United Kingdom the threatened structural separation of British Telecom (BT) formed the starting point for a lengthy review by the regulator Ofcom which...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
8

Today, Australia is five years from digital switchover, and the United States is fewer than five months away. In Australia, decisions regarding the magnitude and disposition of the so-called 'digital dividend' have yet to be finalized but are under intense discussion and debate. It is...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
5

Over the past 2 years, Australian politicians and shock jocks have been regularly outraged by the availability of online or interactive content that has been deemed harmful or inappropriate for Australian youth. The live streaming of late night antics on the Big Brother website, the...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
1

The much touted transformations of television not only towards more television but more ways of accessing television presents particular challenges for 'business as usual' in audience measurement, particularly with respect to the trade-offs involved in establishing and maintaining broadcast ratings conventions. The gradual erosion of...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
8

This paper examines the relationships between research on journalism and cultural diversity and the political and ideological contexts for those policies. By employing historical research methodologies, the paper offers both a chronology of research about reporting of Multiculturalism and cultural diversity in the Australian media,...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
4

This paper considers indefeasible rights of use (IRUs) against a backdrop of the heightened submarine cable construction and upgrade activity currently being undertaken in the transPacific region. In the first part, this paper looks at the ever-increasing consumer demand for capacity and the response by...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
2

In the digital age, in a time where increasing amounts of video are being published and distributed online, we need more quantitative information on user needs and user consumption of online video to determine a sensible broadcast and communications policy. This talk outlines what types...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
9

In this paper, we discuss the European model for the interaction between agencies and telecommunications operators and analyse the application of this model for stored communications in the Australian regulatory context. We draw out the complexities in, and problems with, the Australian regime to show...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
0

This paper discusses the views of Australian households without a broadband connection. It is based on preliminary analysis of survey data collected during August-September 2008 from a representative sample of Australian households. While a lot of work is done on the early stages of adoption...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
1

The increasing prevalence of new media technologies and the rise of citizen journalism has coincided with a crisis in industrial journalism, as the figure of the 'journalist as hero' is fading, new media forms have facilitated the production of news content 'from below' by citizens...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
3

The change in policy focus from basic (i.e. dial up) Internet infrastructure to broadband network provision may lead one to assume that all is done as far as basic Internet provision is concerned especially for people in urban areas. However the assumption that with the...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
11

This paper examines use of the internet by candidates in the 2007 Australian national election, as informed by the content analysis of 217 candidates' web presence and matched survey data. Using electorate statistics and comparisons with the 2004 election, the paper shows: an incremental but...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
8

This paper raises the issue of formally addressing sustainability during the development of ICT solutions. Several environmental themes in ICT sustainability are presented including electronic waste, carbon emission, and energy consumption trends. The existing frameworks and standards that are in use for alternative industries are...

Conference paper

20 Nov 2008
0

It is increasingly apparent that the old models of consumer consultation in the Australian communications industry are struggling in today's fast-paced, converging wireless and IP networking world. In the past, consumer representation tended to focus on what was considered to be bad about telecommunications services,...

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