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Fast, Stable, EQUITABLE, Internet access is a passion of mine. This area also includes IT 'stuff', social media & NBN rants. For our Senate Submission & NBN specific articles visit mybroadbandvreality.net.au.

Please help us get an idea as to the State of the Internet in Australia?

31 Oct2016
The nbn seems to have gone quiet again in the media, yet, many are still waiting for it. We need to know if you are speeding along the information super highway or crawling along the interwebz at a frustrating [...] Read More...

NBN AFP craptacular mistakathon leaves us with an extraordinary volume of questions

21 May2016
This recent extraordinary furore involving the AFP and NBN co is a perfect storm of all that is wrong in our current system – and I’m not just speaking politically. Read More...

Settle Petals, Mal rolling Tones changes squat

15 Sep2015
Well maybe not squat. We do have the bonus of hearing less bogan slogans and ridiculous “I stopped the boats” answers to serious economic questions. If Malcolm’s words are to be believed with no more “s [...] Read More...

Communication in the time of Social Media

27 Jul2015
Have you ever, like me, lamented the fact that a friend/relative didn’t have Facebook? How do you show them your photos, keep in touch, remind them you care? Read More...

Bill Shorten? When will good Opposition start?

27 Feb2015
*Drumroll Please* the Data Retention Bill or “Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014” hitting the news. That pesky Metadata that both George Brandis & Tony Abbott [...] Read More...

So… You trust George Brandis?

02 Oct2014
The Senator who proudly informed the nation “that people do have a right to be a bigot you know” is the person who will give the go ahead for ASIO to start kicking down doors & spying on you. Think very [...] Read More...

Picks battles? WTF! @billshortenmp you didn’t even bother with a ‘skirmish’ to protect Australians?

30 Sep2014
There was nothing stopping the ALP trying to make commonsense amendments to this new super snoop spying Bill that would protect us from it being abused (as it most likely will be)? Read More...

Slow Clap Australian Government, you have done what no Terrorist could :(

26 Sep2014
The man who has ‘form’ in using the ASIO (I am so sorry Timor-Leste, many of us in Oz are ashamed of that action) in the past, the political party who took us to war on mythical WMD’s and our Dear Leader who [...] Read More...

Help us help you! #MyBroadbandvReality Super Sized

13 Apr2014
We need your help! The NBN as we 'expected' it died this week. Sadly it did so with a whimper, worse, it has had very little media exposure at all. Read More...

#‎MyBroadbandvReality Achievement Unlocked ;-)

14 Mar2014
Pretty cool win in the last few days. Our social media crowd-sourced submission to the Senate Select Committee on the NBN, actually got mentioned in the Senate hearings on the 12th of March, to Mr Ziggy Switkowski [...] Read More...

What do you use the Internet for?

11 Mar2014
Ok, I know we asked for your help in regard to our “#MyBroadbandvReality submission to the Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network”, and we appreciated all the help we received, but our [...] Read More...

Senator Ludlam has 'been noted’

06 Mar2014
I have been fascinated watching twitter in the last 24 hours going off with the astonishing “Senator Ludlam welcomes Tony Abbott to WA” video. Being a fan of democracy, obviously many I associate with are of [...] Read More...

My Broadband vs Reality

20 Feb2014
Mr Broadband aka Malcolm Turnbull the Federal Member for Wentworth and our esteemed Minister for Communications did a press conference this afternoon. I don't have the written transcript of the press conference [...] Read More...

Why is Twitter always the bad guy?

15 Feb2014
How often have you seen a TV Presenter or Journalist in particular complain about nastiness online, it is nearly always Facebook & Twitter who are targeted, just ask the Daily Telegraph... ;-) So many celebrities [...] Read More...

@jackietrad on fire with #poorprem

18 Jan2014
Having said that, I have been really cranky that since Bill Shorten got the top job for the ALP he has been pretty much AWOL. We all remember in the previous Government how you would be watching Sky or ABC24 and [...] Read More...
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