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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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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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Deadline

Donald Trump: “I Have Proof” Dem Rep “Fabricated” His Words To Soldier's Widow
Deadline
Wilson said she heard part of the conversation on speaker phone. Wilson claims Myeshia Johnson was reduced to tears by the call, telling her after hanging up that Trump did not know her deceased husband's name. “Democrat Congresswoman totally ...
Gold Star mother says Trump did show DISRESPECT as he spoke to Green Beret's widow - as president insists ...Daily Mail
Gold Star father: Trump's words misconstruedCNN
Trump's Condolence Call to Soldier's Widow Ignites an ImbroglioNew York Times
New York Post -Western Journalism -Miami Herald -Washington Post
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New York Daily News

John Kelly Defends Donald Trump's Call To Soldier's Widow, Blasts Rep. Frederica Wilson At Briefing
Deadline
Kelly today defended Trump's phone call, taking responsibility for the President's words to Johnson's widow. “There is no perfect way to make that phone call,” Kelly said, revealing his first recommendation was that Trump not make the calls because it ...
Did Myesha Johnson Accuse Rep. Frederica Wilson of Using Her Husband 'As a Political Platform'?Snopes.com
White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump's words to slain soldier's widowNew York Daily News
Kelly says he was 'stunned' by congresswoman's account of Trump's callCNN
CW39 -Newsweek -CBS News -Washington Post
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The Australian

Jacinda Ardern: 'Capitalism has failed New Zealanders'
The Australian
“She was lovely about it. It was quite a short conversation,” Mr Webb was quoted as saying. Ms Ardern later confirmed the exchange. “It was funny. I was in a meeting and my desk phone started to ring and it doesn't ring much so I went over and I saw it ...

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Huffington Post Australia

Here's What Happened When I Went Digital Detox For Two Weeks
Huffington Post Australia
Do you remember what life was like before social media, before the introduction of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even Myspace arrived on our screens just over 10 years ago? What about before you set up your first email address or got your first ...



The Independent

As a former US marine, I see Trump's phone call with a widow being used as a political football and feel like ...
The Independent
I remember the words sounding shallow, meaningless, trying to paper over the hard reality we had just seen – that of a young man blown to pieces on the side of a dirt road by an improvised explosive device mere hours before. Ringing in my shocked brain ...



Transport and Logistics News

How 3 words speed up delivery
Transport and Logistics News
The drivers who used street addresses spent 7 hours and 49 minutes on the road, drove a total distance of 255 km, and had to make 25 phone calls asking for directions. The drivers who used 3-word addresses drove for 4 hours and 28 minutes, covered a ...



AOL

Politicization of Trump phone call upsets Gold Star dad of MN soldier
KMSP-TV
He saved his strongest disgust for the Florida congresswoman who apparently listened in to President Trump's recent phone call with a Gold Star widow. Drevnick says there are no "right words" when a loved one comes home from service in a casket. But ...
Widow of first soldier slain under Trump releases phone callAOL
WATCH: Trump's phone call with the widow of fallen Special Forces soldierBusiness Insider UK
Gold Star Family Shares Recording Of Phone Call From President TrumpCBS New York
PEOPLE.com -The Epoch Times -WXIA-TV
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Tom's Guide

Here's How to Get an Early Start on Your iPhone X Order
Tom's Guide
In other words, if you didn't get your last iPhone through Apple's upgrade program, you're likely going to have to wait until Oct. 27 to begin entering iPhone X preorder info just like the rest of us. ... The phone costs $999 outright, and hits stores ...
Apple Has The Power Of A Great Brand, But Clouds Are GatheringSeeking Alpha

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ABC Online

Digital detox: What you told us about curbing your social media and smartphone use
ABC Online
One of the early trends from the online smartphone survey indicated many people — about 26 per cent — thought they interacted with their phone less than five times a day. We asked participants to estimate how many times they picked up their phone in ...



TrustedReviews

Leaked HTC U11 Life looks like its first Android One phone
TrustedReviews
Android One phones, in Google's own words, present Android at its best. The handsets are stripped of any unnecessary bloatware, are guaranteed speedy Android updates for two years and have the Google Assistant on board. Effectively, they're doing what ...

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