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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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NEWS.com.au

Sergeant's final call to wife revealed before Thousand Oaks massacre death
NEWS.com.au
The veteran officer, who had served on the force for 29 years and was due to retire in 2019, told her he needed to rush to the scene at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. “Hey, I got to go handle a call. I love you. I'll talk to ...

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Kidspot

'No, no, no!' The final tragic words mum hears from daughter over the phone
Kidspot
McCluskey's mother, Jill, told the station she was on the phone with her daughter when the attack started. “Last night a little before 9pm, she was returning to her university apartment from her night class and talking to me on the phone,” McCluskey ...
A TRAGIC LOSS ON CAMPUS | @TheUTheU - University of Utah

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Telegraph.co.uk

Theresa May compared to Neville Chamberlain and told to resign during phone-in with public
Telegraph.co.uk
... Neville Chamberlain, the prime minister mocked for claiming he had secured peace with Germany a year before the Second World War broke out. Asked for a quote which defines her, Mrs May recalled Ken Clarke's words... To continue reading this article ...



NEWS.com.au

The Oxford Dictionary sums up 2018 perfectly with its Word of the Year
NEWS.com.au
One can't turn off the TV or put down their phone to escape. A walk in the fresh air might not be as retributive as previously thought anymore. The World Health Organisation found 93 per cent of the world's children — around 1.8 billion kids — inhale ...

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The Verge

This might be Google's budget Pixel, complete with headphone jack
The Verge
We still don't know how, exactly, a batch of phones fell into their hands, but it may have just happened again: Russian tech blog Rozetked claims that you're looking at the first images of the “Pixel 3 Lite.” And unless our eyes deceive us, this phone ...

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'Get off your phone!': How rude theatregoers are slighting actors
The Sydney Morning Herald
Of the weekend's Sydney incident, Lawry said: “As soon as I heard Nico's words, I thought 'good on you, mate!' It was pretty off-putting. There's the self doubt that makes you wonder 'am I boring you?' closely followed by frustration at the disrespect.”.



Android Authority

Sharp's new compact smartphone could be a slayer, but it comes with two notches
Android Authority
While Android phones have few real opponents on other platforms, internal competition is incredibly … There's no word on price or availability yet, but the original handset cost the equivalent of around $370 and didn't officially land on U.S. soil ...

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Aljazeera.com

Who is 'the boss' in phone call after Khashoggi's murder?
Aljazeera.com
The newspaper says the telephone call was made by Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a security officer who frequently travelled with the crown prince. Turkish intelligence believes Mutreb was speaking to one of the prince's aides and also used words to the ...

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BGR

The Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T is probably my favorite Android phone of 2018
BGR
While neither model features a truly modern “all-screen” design, the Pixel 3 XL at least came closer than any other Pixel phone that came before it. The design of the XL ... In other words, 2018 has been a snoozefest from start to finish. Well, almost ...

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ABC News

Is my phone listening to me — and other questions you asked about our spying tech
ABC News
In other words, Facebook isn't eavesdropping on you — because it doesn't need to. If that all sounds too far-fetched, keep in mind that for this kind of strategy to pay off when used on a broad scale, the probability of you buying an engagement ring ...


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