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Government
Labour claims "dangerous" IT glitch overshadowed PM’s visit
"This system is critical to patient care yet it was still not up and running even as the Prime Minister touched down in Dunedin - 30 hours after it crashed. That must be hugely embarrassing for him."
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Government
GCSB opposition unites in Auckland tonight
Labour Party leader David Shearer and Mega founder Kim Dotcom to head a public meeting in Auckland tonight, addressing key issues surrounding the controversial GCSB bill.
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Government
Should creative and internet industries review NZ copyright laws?
New Zealand’s creative and internet industries should instigate a review of copyright laws, given the government appears to have abandoned a commitment to hold such a review this year.
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Government
Did security flaw leave 63,000 Govt docs vulnerable?
The Ministry of Justice is alleged to have suffered a serious website security flaw last week, with up to 63,000 documents potentially publicly accessed.
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Amy Adams
Key’s Commerce Commission threat cheats Kiwis
Is John Key determined to ensure New Zealand broadband households’ bills are $12 higher a month?
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Facebook
Labour slams Facebook NZ’s $14k tax bill
Opposition party criticises social networking site for making a "mockery of tax loopholes" in the country.
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Government
Labour tables alternative patent clause
Opposition Party demands change over current Patents Bill which is "effectively stifling New Zealand's important software sector."
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Commerce Commission
Telco sector must learn lessons
Labour believes Vodafone New Zealand's $960,000 fine should deter other companies from breaching rules.
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Labour Party
Labour accuse ministers of ‘stifling software sector’
Last minute amendment in software computer patents is damaging to Kiwi software firms according to Labour.
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Rod Drury
Labour questions UFB prospects after Pacific Fibre closure
The Labour party has questioned the likelihood of ultrafast broadband delivering new services and opportunities to New Zealand in the near future following news of Pacific Fibre’s shutdown.
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Education
Labour to fund tech in schools
Labour has unveiled its education policy for this month’s election, promising to spend $75 million on providing new technology to students.