WAIA AGM 2015

WAIA will be hosting our 2015 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29 September and invites all our members, and any interested parties, to attend. It has been an exciting year for WAIA and we’d like to share some of our achievements and plans for the future with you all. Joining us for a special presentation […]

Data Retention Event

Data Retention is a real challenge for our industry. With many of our members required to submit a Data Retention Implementation Plan (DRIP) by August 13 there are still a number of questions to be answered. The Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) (WAIA) is pleased to present an information session regarding the new data retention […]

Data Retention Event – Register Your Interest

As you will all be aware the work towards Data Retention is a real challenge for our industry. With many of our members required to submit a Data Retention Implementation Plan (DRIP) by August 13 there are still a number of questions to be answered. The Western Australian Internet Association (Inc.) (WAIA) has the opportunity […]

Request for Member Submissions on Data Retention FAQ

The Mandatory Data Retention Bill has been the topic of many conversations in our industry over the past months, with the Bill being passed by both houses of Parliament on 26 March 2015. The Western Australian Internet Association (WAIA) has been in communication with a number of industry groups to keep informed on this issue. […]

Dallas Buyers Club Decision – What does it mean for ISPs

By Alan Arnott and Michael Langenheim Alan Arnott is a Technology Lawyer with Arnotts Technology Lawyers and Michael Langenheim is a Barrister at 4th Floor Selborne Chambers. Perram J of the Federal Court has handed down his decision in the preliminary discovery application made by the owners of copyright in the film the Dallas Buyers […]

ABC joins IX Australia network

IX Australia is excited to announce the provisioning of the ABC to the Sydney peering exchange, NSW-IX. “Bringing the ABC to our network, with its popular content platform iView, is a great benefit to our members,” said WAIA President Pawel Mrugalski. “We are dedicated to our Sydney peers by bringing new services and content onto […]

An update on the Dallas Buyers Club Piracy Actions

By Alan Arnott and Michael Langenheim Alan Arnott is a Technology Lawyer with Arnotts Technology Lawyers and Michael Langenheim is a Barrister at 4th Floor Selborne Chambers. Dallas Buyers Club LLC (DBC) is the copyright owner or an entity with the right to distribute in Australia the Oscar winning film Dallas Buyers Club, which was […]

IX Australia extends services to New Zealand

The IX Australia network is pleased to launch a new peering service in New Zealand. Auckland IX (ALK-IX) is a carrier-neutral peering exchange service, initially available within The Data Centre at 220 Queen St Auckland. “The launch of ALK-IX is a natural expansion for the services we offer,” said IX-Australia Technical Manager, Joe Wooller. “We […]

IX Australia growth continues

The IX Australia network enjoys continued growth with the successful launch of new POPs in Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory. “The IX Australia network has launched ACT-IX, having taken over the operation of TransIX in the iiNet Data Centre, our first peering point in the nation’s capital,” said IX-Australia Technical Manager, Joe Wooller. “This […]

WAIA AGM Wrap Up

It was great to catch up with our members at the 2014 WAIA AGM in September. WAIA was pleased to once again stream the AGM online, with special thanks to the Perth Linux Users Group (PLUG). WAIA President, Pawel Mrugalski reported on WAIA’s developments over the past year, including strong growth for IX Australia, the […]