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CSP Central Update

Happy New Year! We are currently working on a new and improved CSPCentral and hope to relaunch during 2012. Feel free to contact us with any queries. Best Wishes The CSPCentral Team

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Saving legal costs: DIY ‘discovery’

It’s a sad fact of life that ISPs and telcos sometimes end up in court cases.  The saddest fact of all is the legal bill that’s usually involved. From a lawyer’s perspective, there’s a lot that clients can do to … Continue reading

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Dodo in hot water again !

ACCC has made Dodo Australia give a Court enforceable undertaking to issue refunds customers and discount monthly plans, as a result of misleading statements. According to ACCC, Dodo advertised misleading ‘free’ offer plans between October 2008 and March 2009 on both … Continue reading

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ACCC rejects Telstra ULL undertaking

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday announced it had rejected Telstra’s undertaking to charge competitors a $30 monthly fee to access ULL in metropolitan areas. ACCC expressed surprise that Telstra’s $30 application worked out to be higher than … Continue reading

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Germans take down ACMA black list leak site

It has been reported that German domain name regulator, DENIC, has taken down the popular website www.wikileaks.de shortly after it published ACMA’s internet filtering trial black list. Over recent weeks, many reports have emerged of the ACMA internet filtering trial … Continue reading

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New scam for shonky Premium SMS operator

Last week we reported on an announcement by ACCC Chairman Graeme Samuels, that the ACCC would be taking action unless the Premium Service operators cleaned up their act. Today we have been contacted by a reader who has alerted us … Continue reading

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Westpac called to account on Do Not Call register

ACMA have reported that Westpac was issued with a formal warning for breaches of the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (‘the Act’). ACMA reported that Westpac was the bank that had the greatest number of complaints made against it … Continue reading

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Finance company doesn’t even know it funds telco bundles

A national lender claims that it has no idea it has been involved in financing telco bundling deals. Nope, it says, we only finance equipment.  We have nothing to do with any bundled telephone services.  Dunno what you’re talking about. We wonder … Continue reading

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An alternative to internet filtering ?

Despite massive opposition from the public and internet users, to ISP level internet filtering, the Government is pressing on with its internet filtering trials. We don’t yet know what the result of these trials will be, but the Europeans have … Continue reading

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Bush Fire Relief Fund – Please Help

Country Victoria was the scene of Australia’s greatest ever natural disaster over the weekend. More than 100 people have lost their lives and many more have been left injured and homeless. We at CSP Central encourage everyone to dig deep … Continue reading

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