back to article iiNet founder Michael Malone takes nbn chair

nbn, the entity building and operating Australia's national broadband network, has announced a new board member. Michael Malone, the founder of internet service provider (ISP) iiNet, is the new board member. He replaces Simon Hackett, a founder of ISP Internode that iiNet acquired in 2011. Hacket resigned so he can dedicated …

  1. Oengus

    Jobs for the boys

    Malone's position obviously endears him to the government.

    Why do you think he got the job. It couldn't be his mates rewarding him for supporting their lame Fibre to the Node network...

  2. Phil Kingston Silver badge

    He'll be in for a shock - growing his own business to suddenly being bogged down in all the fluff associated with a body like nbn,

  3. JJKing Silver badge
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    One liberal lacky replaced by another liberal lacky on a board of liberal lackies. Hell, if he does a bad enough job malcum will probably make him the next Ambassador to the USA.

  4. anonymousI

    Harrumph!

    Michael Malone has not become the nbn(TM) chair. He's going to take a seat on the board.

    Was the headline made deliberately misleading to act as clickbait?

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