TELSTRA VS CRAZY JOHN’S –

30 November 2004 by Richard Chirgwin Are Wholesale Services `Up to Scratch’? The lawsuit between Crazy John’s and Telstra is, in my mind, just as important to the privatisation debate as the ongoing and pointless discussion about whether services are ‘up to scratch’. When Australians think of telecommunications services, they’re…

IN DEFENCE OF ZIGGY

02 December 2004 by Richard Chirgwin The Low Share Price is Structural, Not Personal If nobody’s listening, I’ll tell you a secret: it’s not Ziggy’s fault. Some things were Ziggy’s fault – the Asian expeditions, the Fairfax follies, the conviction that Telstra should become a dotcom. But the share price?…

ISPS OPPOSE BUT COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT PASSED

08 December 2004 by Richard Chirgwin Bumpkin Negotiators Sell Out Australia, Claim Victory Article body. Facing opposition from the telecommunications and Internet industries, Parliament has passed the Copyright Amendment Bill 2004 to push through the Australia-US FTA. Having originally held back the text of the letters exchanged between Mark Vaile…