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Calls for Submissions From the Public

ACMA
Submissions
Submissions about possible short to medium term changes to the current arrangements for allocating smartnumbers® to improve allocative efficiency must be received by...

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Barriers to Skype on mobiles evaporate

Brisbane Times
New Skype apps for the iPhone and Symbian platforms will allow mobile users to bypass telco voice networks completely, making calls using the internet over the 3G data network...

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ANSWERS TO ESTIMATES QUESTIONS ON NOTICE

Outcome: 1.0, Output: 1.1                  Question: 137
Topic: Smart numbers
Written Question on Notice
Senator Conroy asked:

1. The smart number auction system for freecall numbers that spell a word or business name commenced in 2004. Since that time a secondary market in these numbers has arisen. Did the Government contemplate that such market would develop?

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ACMA


Novel domain decision clarifies tests for consolidation of multiple complaints

Australian Trade Marks Law Blog

In National Dial A Word Registry Pty Ltd and others v. 1300 Directory Pty Ltd (WIPO Case No. DAU2008-0021) an Administrative Panel Decision of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center handed down on 6 March, 2009, the Complaint was submitted by nine complainants against one respondent. More info HERE.

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ACMA


Phonewords around the World

Wikipedia- The Free Encyclopedia

The main advantages of phonewords over standard phone numbers include increased memorability and increased response rates to advertising. They are easier to remember than numeric phone numbers….

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"Smarter than the average number ..."


Julian Gyngell's talk on "Phonewords and Finance", kindly hosted yesterday at the London office of McDermott Emery & Will, was a treat for those who attended. In short, * Australia has instituted a system by which Smartnumbers, these being the numerical bases for alphanumerical telephone numbers, are auctioned to the highest bidder, subject to minimal conditions and limitations…

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Could we swap Trump's Twitter for the fantasy of a red phone, please?
The Sydney Morning Herald
The world, however, soothed itself for decades with the red phone fantasy. In 1984, a political advertisement for Democratic presidential aspirant Walter Mondale showed a red phone along with the words: "The most awesome, powerful responsibility in the ...

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CMO

Gartner: Why humans will still be at the core of great CX
CMO
Phone-based communication will drop from 41 per cent to 12 per cent of overall customer service interactions over this period. However, a human agent will still be involved in 44 per cent of all interactions, and by 2020, 40 per cent of bot/virtual ...



Computerworld Australia

PageUp breach: No evidence yet that data was exfiltrated
Computerworld Australia
“IDCARE assesses that there are other risks that are likely to be more relevant to impacted individuals, including the possibility of phishing emails, telephone scam calls, and specific risks to individuals concerned about their contact information ...

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VICE

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia
VICE
Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data. A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in pockets, discussing our recent ...

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Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?
Computerworld Australia
Even then, Apple's support list has not always garnered universal approval; owners of the very oldest on the tote board have complained that, while it may be accurate to say their devices can run the new iOS, doing so made the phone or tablet painfully ...

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The Mainichi

World Cup: No Russian? No Problem. There's an app for that
The Mainichi
Brian Mckinley said, using the Russian word for beer. These days, one scene has been repeated thousands of times in cities across Russia: A person types a sentence on a phone or taps into the microphone and waits until the other one reads it or hears ...
World Cup language barrier not a problem with Google TranslateSouth Bend Tribune

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CNET

Here's How Limited Your Carrier's 'Unlimited' Phone Plans Really Are
Gizmodo
At this point, anytime you see the word unlimited in relation to phone plans, you should probably just assume you're being misled. And after seeing the hijinks Verizon is trying to pull with its latest “unlimited” cell phone plan, it seemed like a good ...
Get a free year of phone service from SprintCNET

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Cosmopolitan Australia

Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy reportedly had a tearful phone call before the royal wedding
Cosmopolitan Australia
While viewers thought they had a preeeeettty good idea what she was thinking (in the words of Yvonne Fair, 'it should have been me'), new reports of a phone call between Harry and Chelsy means we might have even more insight into exactly wtf was going ...

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Now To Love

Real Life: "Do you think I ASKED for it?"
Now To Love
WARNING: The following deals with difficult subject matter, including descriptions of sexual assault. Swiping my train ticket, I headed towards my usual platform and waited for my ride home. Just then, my phone beeped. It was a text from Paul*. Want to ...



Abacus

OnePlus 6 review: Dollar-for-dollar, the best value in smartphones
Abacus
Ever since it burst onto the Android scene in 2014 with a phone that offered similar specs to top Samsung phones for less than half the price, Shenzhen-based OnePlus has proudly flaunted its company motto: “Never Settle.” Those two words can be found ...

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