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16 Apr
Calls for speed from Chorus' shareholders on the Copper Final Pricing Principle process need to be ignored, as they are self-serving, says InternetNZ. "The Commerce Commission has a big, important...
15 Apr
Today is the day CallPlus and the other ISPs who use Global Mode must decide whether they will stand up to the bullying tactics of Sky, TVNZ, Lightbox (part of Spark NZ) and Mediaworks. The big four...
13 Apr
Since the pre-Easter news that four big content companies (Mediaworks, TVNZ, Sky and Spark through Lightbox) were threatening legal action against ISPs offering services like GlobalMode, I’ve been...
8 Apr
The furore over the Dallas Buyers Club case in Australia shows that, compared to our friends over the ditch, New Zealand got it pretty right when it changed the Copyright Act in 2011 and implemented...
7 Apr
Last week Sky TV, Spark, MediaWorks and TVNZ announced they were threatening to take legal action against those companies who sell or promote technology to let people more easily access (and pay for...
2 Apr
News that Sky, Mediaworks, TVNZ and Spark are threatening legal action against Internet companies shows the importance of the pending Copyright Act review. It was announced today that those companes...
1 Apr
InternetNZ is today calling for the Government to match the Harmful Digital Communications Bill with a Positive Digital Communications Bill. InternetNZ, which actively seeks to protect and promote...
27 Mar
Exciting times ahead - New Zealand is the host of this year's Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, the ANZIAs! The ANZIAs will be held on 27 August, in Auckland at St Matthews in the City. The...
20 Mar
Earlier this week, I presented to a group of 15 Parliamentarians, plus a couple of dozen staffers, at an event we co-sponsored called the Parliamentary Digital Bootcamp. This was an initiative that...
20 Mar
We invite guest posts on our InternetNZ blog from members. We do not necessarily endorse the position being taken, however we support open dialogue. This blog post comes from Vivian Chandra from...