Aunty through @TurnbullMalcolm’s independent looking glass of #auspol’s realpolitik: @Jansant comments






Last week, New Matilda published explosive details of a secretly recorded private conversation between Nick Ross, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) former Games and Technology Editor, and Bruce Belsham, the Head of ABC’s Current Affairs division. They later published the full transcript. The recording made by Ross (@NickRossTech), reveals political pressure being exerted over editorial […]






Political Jeopardy! @e2mq173 comments #auspol






Welcome to ‘Political Jeopardy!’, the latest in game shows, where politicians give the answers and leading experts must ask the right questions. Our first contestant is Mr Tony Shepherd from the National Commission of Audit. Mr Shepherd developed his career in the private sector. As Transfield Services chairman, he secured hundreds of government outsourcing contracts, […]






Here comes Abbott’s #NBN, by @SteveJ_CBR and @sortius






Margo: Steve Jenkin and Kieran Cummings are regular contributors to No Fibs on the NBN. Here are their takes on its future under an Abbott Government. * [dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”lifted-both” width=”750px” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ] ‘NBN Lite’ won’t happen, but served its purpose to take NBN off election agenda Steve Jenkin 1 September 2013 […]






Beware Turnbull’s Triple NBN Tax – your hidden out-of-pocket expenses






By Steve Jenkin May 16,  2013 Source: http://stevej-on-it.blogspot.com.au/ The Coalition has been very silent on one of its biggest and most invasive change to the NBN: Every DSL-NBN subscriber is going to be saddled with three unavoidable out-of-pocket expenses. All in-house cabling changes have to be done by a registered cabler, it’s NOT DIY. You may go on e-Bay and buy […]






Time to get NBN active, GenY






By Steve Jenkin Source: http://stevej-on-it.blogspot.com.au/ May 6,  2013 Josh Taylor of ZDnet conducted a 45-minute “Communications Debate” between Conroy and Turnbull today. He did a splendid job with a couple of unruly protagonists not out of place in a kindergarden. My praise and plaudits to Josh: well done, for conceiving and carrying out this head-to-head. The most reported part […]






Coalition’s 10% NBN cost save locks us out of massive upside






Editor’s note: Steve Jenkin is a geek who wants to make the NBN tech stuff accessible to all. He has agreed to be a @NoFibs contributor. so feel free to ask your NBN questions as a comment. By Steve Jenkin Source: http://stevej-on-it.blogspot.com.au/ April 29, 2013 The volume of words written and spoken about the NBN must startle […]