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Google Ordered To Pay Australian Politician Over Defamatory YouTube Videos

An Australian court has ordered Google to pay $515,000 to a former New South Wales politician and then deputy premier, John Barilaro.

Australian parliament Web site attacked

The Australian Parliament's Web site was hit by an apparent denial-of-service attack Wednesday, two days after the hacking group Anonymous threatened attacks over the government's plan to filter Web content.

Australian government to start smartcard rollout

Department CIO says the latest generation of smartcards offers improved security for PC and building access

Australian government departments open to open source

The vast majority of Australian federal government agencies have a positive view of open source software, according to a study

Open source viewed as positive by government agencies, according to survey

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released a summary of the findings of its investigations into the use of free and open source software (FOSS) within federal government agencies indicating most expect to increase its use over the next five years.

Biometrics battle fraud down under

The Australian government is moving towards greater use of biometrics to prevent identity theft which costs A$1.1 billion (C$906 million) annually, the federal Attorney General Philip Ruddock said today.

Australian govt names new open source preacher

After a small reshuffle resulting in four branches instead of three, the Australian Government Management Information Office (AGIMO) has given the task of communicating open source developments to senior manager Brian Stewart.

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