Huawei: Guilty even if proven innocent?

Huawei has been in the news rather a lot lately with the United States urging it allies to stop buying it’s equipment, the GCSB rejecting Sparks bid to use it on the rollout of the New Zealand 5G network, Google banning apps from its phones, and on and on. The problem with this is that […]

Make a submission on the Privacy Bill

There are many people who are amazed at all the controversy surrounding privacy at the moment. The European Union, Facebook, Google and Cambridge Analytica are in the news almost constantly and many people just don’t seem to care or refuse to consider how it effects them, especially in New Zealand. It might just be an […]

The High Court judgement and the Kitteridge Report

News came out today that the surveillance on Kim Dotcom has been ruled illegal by the High Court. There are a couple of points of interest in this. One is that the decision was made in December of 2016 and has been delayed until now. This is sparking speculation that the decision was the cause […]

The Internet Party and the curious case of the missing media

It is now 39 days until the New Zealand election and the media coverage is in full swing. Policy websites are up and running. A new political party headed by a rich New Zealander is getting decent traction. The media are fawning over our preferred Prime Minister….. It is all very 2014 if you ask […]