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Ben Grubb is the deputy technology editor of smh.com.au, theage.com.au, brisbanetimes.com.au and watoday.com.au
Ben Grubb Powerful parliamentary committee scrutinising metadata retention laws makes a number of recommendations.
Ben Grubb We take a look at the issues many academics, privacy advocates and civil libertarians have raised with the data retention scheme.
Ben Grubb Australians will have to wait until mid-March to learn whether they are likely to be pursued for online piracy as part of a landmark court case that could enable TV and movie rights holders to sue...
Hannah Francis and Ben Grubb Your phone could be vulnerable to snoops thanks to hack, but Aussie telcos are waiting on further advice.
Trust spies and police on metadata retention to fight terrorism and crime, Attorney-General George Brandis pleads
Ben Grubb Attorney-General George Brandis dismisses evidence disputing usefulness of mandatory metadata retention, saying he trusts spies and police.
Ben Grubb Movie industry rep defends rights owner's pursuit of alleged web pirates in landmark court case.
Ben Grubb Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek didn't have the best day in the Federal Court witness box on Tuesday.
Ben Grubb A primary witness in a court case that could see thousands of Australians pursued for online piracy has admitted to not preparing his own evidence, under cross examination.
Attorney-general shouldn't be allowed to alter what data is stored under metadata retention scheme, says Mark Dreyfus
Ben Grubb It should not be up to the attorney-general of the day to decide what data is kept under the federal government's proposed mandatory data retention scheme, shadow attorney-general Mark Dreyfus QC...
Ben Grubb Bill Shorten says he is disappointed with the way the Abbott government has sought to politicise debate about national security and data retention legislation, hinting that Labor's bipartisan...
Ben Grubb Ashton Kutcher reveals what he thinks will be the next big things in tech and boasts about having sex with wife.
Ben Grubb Internet and phone providers should be required to notify customers of metadata breaches if they are forced to store customers' records, Australia's federal Privacy Commissioner says.
Ben Grubb Australian internet provider TPG has declared "the world of internet has moved on" and suspended sales of its dial-up internet plans.
Ben Grubb Australian telcos should allow you to roll unused internet data into the next month's billing, consumer groups say.
Ben Grubb Internet TV and movie streaming service Netflix will launch in Australia March 31 at a starting price of $9.99, according to a reports.
Ben Grubb After it was revealed how easy it was to hack into any customer's online account, Telstra introduces security codes.
Ben Grubb Meet the smartwatch that actually looks like something you'd want to sport on your wrist.
Ben Grubb After learning to speak Mandarin and only eating meat that he slaughtered himself, Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has set himself a new challenge for 2015: reading books.
Ben Grubb Australians' access to US Netflix could soon be cut off, with streaming giant reportedly blocking use of some bypass tools.
Ben Grubb With more than 284 million monthly active users, Twitter has become a place for the thoughts of many to be laid out on a minute-by-minute basis.