Lasers. Crystals. Faster internet. Credit: University of Otago A team of University of Otago/Dodd-Walls Centre scientists have created a novel device that could enable the next generation of faster, more energy efficient internet. Their breakthrough results have been published in the world’s premiere scientific journal Nature this morning. The internet is one […]

The new laws could mean internet service providers could end up being forced to surveil the activities of users. from www.shuterstock.com In response to the live streamed terror attack in New Zealand last month, new laws have just been passed by the Australian Parliament. These laws amend the Commonwealth Criminal Code, adding two substantive new criminal […]

Only the law can hold internet companies criminally accountable. from www.shutterstock.com The terrorist attack in Christchurch is a horrific attack on society. We must consider all measures available to avoid something like this ever happening again, anywhere. Now in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to introduce new criminal laws for social […]

You can help your children investigate any online hoax. Shutterstock/junpinzon It’s a parent’s responsibility to protect their children from harm, no matter where that threat of harm comes from. But what if the threat is a hoax? We’ve seen recently a rollercoaster of panic from parents trying to protect their […]

An artist’s impression of the research team’s innovative system of detectors along quantum circuits to monitor light particles. Credit: Kai Wang, ANU An international team of researchers led by ANU is helping to build a safe data superhighway for the highly anticipated quantum internet, which promises a new era of […]

In Germany this week, the legal limbo that defines cyberspace around the world was on full display. The country’s Federal Office for IT Safety (BSI for its German initials) had been tracking a cyber attack targeting some of the country’s parliamentarians since early December. It ultimately led to the public release of […]