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99.8% of New Zealanders set to access the Internet

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 12:09 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ applauds the Government’s announcements of additional rural broadband and mobile coverage across New Zealand, taking coverage to 99.8% of the population over the next four years. More >>

InternetNZ calls for NZ to lift its game on privacy

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:15 am | InternetNZ

New Zealanders’ privacy is increasingly threatened by breaches online. With people sharing personal information in more places, it’s more important than ever that our 25-year-old privacy law gets the attention it needs as part of the update for ... More >>

InternetNZ is calling for debate on Five Eyes recommendation

Monday, 3 September 2018, 10:51 am | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is worried the Government may take up recommendations that could sacrifice the online security of all New Zealanders. A broader debate is needed than one led by law enforcement. More >>

Majestic Southland welcomes NetHui Roadtrip 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 9:47 am | InternetNZ

New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering, NetHui, will be venturing to New Zealand’s Southernmost city Invercargill on 16 October 2018. More >>

InternetNZ weighs in on Z Energy data breach

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 11:17 am | InternetNZ

InternetNZ believes the Z Energy data breach provides a useful lesson for them, and other organisations. More >>

First stop Palmerston North for NetHui Roadtrip 2018

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 1:31 pm | InternetNZ

First stop Palmerston North for NetHui Roadtrip 2018 New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering, NetHui will hit the road and its first stop is Palmerston North in the Manawatu on 5 October 2018. More >>

Fibre unbundling good news for Kiwi broadband users

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:09 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ welcomes the announcement that two major telecommunications players are planning to unbundle New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) fibre network. More >>

InternetNZ calls for additional reforms in Privacy Bill

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 1:53 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ submission calls for additional reforms in Privacy Bill InternetNZ has today released its submission to Parliament Justice Committee responding to a new Privacy Bill. The Government introduced the Privacy Bill in April this year to modernise ... More >>

InternetNZ Calls for Conversation About Big Data

Friday, 23 March 2018, 9:59 am | InternetNZ

Spurred by recent stories about Cambridge Analytica and big data, many New Zealanders are questioning whether they can see and control how their data is used online. More >>

InternetNZ seeks modern balance for copyright law

Monday, 19 February 2018, 5:23 pm | InternetNZ

"The Internet has opened up new opportunities for creative New Zealanders. Our paper points to those opportunities, and suggests that getting copyright right would help us to realise their benefits," says Chief Executive Jordan Carter. More >>

InternetNZ Group Chief Executive Appointment

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:45 pm | InternetNZ

The InternetNZ Council recently involved staff and stakeholders of the InternetNZ Group, including InternetNZ, NZRS and the Domain Name Commission in a robust appraisal of the group’s organisational structure, and whether it is fit for purpose going ... More >>

Site blocking won't work

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 2:07 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is surprised by today’s announcement of court action from Sky TV to a range of ISPs, asking them to block New Zealand Internet users from accessing certain websites. Sky’s assertion is that this move is designed to hamper piracy of online ... More >>

The Hon Clare Curran confirmed to open NetHui 2017

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 5:42 pm | InternetNZ

Prior to the election Labour announced that they would be looking at the regulatory framework for the distribution of digital content, a first principles review of the copyright act, and to modernise telecommunications regulation. More >>

New Zealand Internet Research Forum 2017

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 4:48 pm | InternetNZ

Registrations for this year's New Zealand Internet Research Forum are open. More >>

NZ’s digital divide now on display

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:48 pm | InternetNZ

A new map that clearly shows where digital divides exist in New Zealand is now available. InternetNZ has teamed up with the 20/20 Trust to build an interactive map called the Digital Divide Map - which shows the different digital divides facing New Zealanders ... More >>

Telco Bill Will Protect Fair Broadband Prices after 2020

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:14 am | InternetNZ

Today the Government released draft legislation to regulate wholesale telecommunications networks. It confirms new measures to protect consumer interests, to support better service quality and fair prices for users. More >>

Kiwis get better value with Internet & mobile services

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 12:27 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is very pleased to see consumers of broadband and mobile services getting better value for money. More >>

WannaCry provides important lessons for cyber security

Monday, 15 May 2017, 1:37 pm | InternetNZ

Over the past weekend, thousands of computers around the world were infected with a malicious piece of software called WannaCry. There is risk that this malware may continue to spread, or even encourage copycat activity. More >>

Celebrating a boost to New Zealand cybersecurity

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:51 pm | InternetNZ

New Zealand's new Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) opens its doors today, and InternetNZ is welcoming the day with open arms. More >>

Fibre-focused future for telco regulation welcomed

Monday, 6 March 2017, 1:29 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has supported the Government’s proposals on telco regulation in a submission lodged on Friday. More >>

 

 

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