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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 >>

Australian report shows fair use vital in copyright reform

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:39 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ welcomes the report of the Australian Productivity Commission into intellectual property arrangements. More >>

NZ’s Internet skyrocketing but digital divide still evident

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 4:25 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has welcomed a new report showing Internet trends over the last nine years. The trends report has been released by the Auckland University of Technology and is a collation of the biennial NZ World Internet Project surveys from 2007-2015. More >>

InternetNZ welcomes NetSafe as approved agency

Monday, 21 November 2016, 3:01 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ today welcomes NetSafe to its new role as "approved agency" under the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. More >>

Telco review could mean huge opportunities for NZ

Monday, 3 October 2016, 5:34 pm | InternetNZ

Does anyone need Gigabit fibre in 2016? The launch of blazing-fast fibre services has met skepticism, with journalists asking “does anyone need this?” Well, some experts are convinced you do, and I tend to agree. If you search for “things you ... More >>

Gigabit fibre sets the pace for 2020

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 4:53 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ welcomes the news that Chorus will allow its fibre users to access Gigabit speeds. More >>

Register now for NetHui – NZ’s coolest Internet event

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 12:50 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is pleased to announce that registrations for NetHui 2016 are now open. Last month, InternetNZ announced that NetHui will break from tradition in its 6th year, and be one-day events held in three different local communities, instead of ... More >>

TPP laws risk creative handbrakes

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 4:21 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has released its submission to Parliament on the TPP Amendment Bill. The submission sets out ways to update the draft legislation to deliver the most fair possible copyright laws for all New Zealanders. More >>

New website throws spotlight on ISPs

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 10:59 am | InternetNZ

InternetNZ has launched a new website, called ISP Spotlight, which will help New Zealanders make more informed choices about their Internet providers. More >>

Seven NZ finalists announced in Internet awards

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 4:37 pm | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is excited to announce seven New Zealand companies that have been named finalists for their innovative work with the Internet. More >>