Stories by Peter Young

Free ISP Model Hits Trouble in Australia

A sign of the trouble that free ISPs (Internet service providers) are having in Australia is FreeNet's decision to close registrations from the general public to its free access services.

Telstra takes on US Telcos over Internet charges

Telstra wants government help to force US carriers to pay their share of the costs of transmitting Internet data that their customers extract from the world outside America. ISPs similar things to what the big US operators are doing to it.