Strewth! Aussie Broadband gets its IPv4 bill, shifts to IPv6

When the bottom line gets bashed, priorities change
For years, internet engineers have predicted that the cost of an ever-smaller pool of IPv4 addresses would cause people to shift to the internet’s new IPv6 protocol. Well, it finally appears to be hap…

5G can help us spy on West Midlands with AI CCTV, giggles UK.gov

£50m connectivity tech trial announcement marred by Panopticon-style horror
The West Midlands is to become the first UK urban 5G testbed area at a cost of up to £50m – with one use for the new tech being China-style AI-powered CCTV cameras with automat…