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E-cheques in the system

An online payment system based on the premise of electronic cheques is looking to breathe some life back into the local e-commerce market.

auDA snares .au - officially

auDA has officially been handed the keys to the .au domain, after signing a formal agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Asia Online goes into administration

The local arm of Internet service provider, Asia Online was put into the hands of administrators on Wednesday, with operations rumoured to cease on November 8.

Campaign spams .au users

Many Australian businesses operating in the Internet space are being spammed with 'misleading' .au licence renewals.

Westpac broking goes offline

Westpac's online broking service was offline for most of Thursday, with customers having to use the bank's phone broking service instead.

Code Red fades to black

While mums and dads sat nervously on the edge of their chairs waiting for their home PCs to explode and the Internet's ‘meltdown' thanks to the evil Code Red worm and its associated media frenzy, the re-emergence of the worm has turned out to be some...

Microsoft offer not good enough

After attracting bad press globally for its actions against local charity, PCs for Kids, Microsoft has announced that it will make a $65,000 technology donation to a number of associated community groups - but it won't be enough to save the charity.

Telstra says sorry

In the face of a brewing class action, Telstra has apologised to its 35,000 ADSL users and has offered them a refund of subscription fees, in a move that will cost the telco millions.

Code Red worm carries 'meltdown' threat

The White House may have dodged the wrath of the Code Red worm this time, but the impact of this worm and its counterparts has been far-reaching, with more than 5000 attacks made on Australian systems in the past week.

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