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Australia 2015 government report: You paid billions for Smart Meters in order for electricity companies to benefit

“[W]hen the government reviewed the program in 2011 it was clear there would be no overall benefit to consumers, but instead a likely cost of $319 million.” And the costs will keep accruing. I have made a series of recommendations, … Continue reading

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Australia: Two-way Smart Meters are vulnerable to hacking

Another security report on Smart Meters. Unlike Canberra, a high percentage of Smart Meters in the U.S. are two-way. Once a surveillance-capable device is attached to a building, there is no longer any privacy. There is only a “confidentiality agreement” … Continue reading

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Australia: Smart meter provider among first on Telstra’s IoT network

From IT Wire March 1, 2017 By Sam Varghese Smart meter and smart grid solutions provider Landis+Gyr says its applications will be among the first to connect to Telstra’s Internet-of-Things network in Australia. Testing of the IoT Cat-M1 network was … Continue reading

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