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August 27, 2013

Australians unimpressed with 'Abbott's internet'

Politics in Australia go global with an ad criticising opposition's internet plan.

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott during the Leaders Debate at the National Press Club on August 11, 2013 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Gary Ramage-Pool/Getty)

As an Australian, what do you expect out of your internet by 2019? The Australian Labor Party is saying that if you vote for the Coalition next week, you'll be behind the rest of the world.

The ALP launched a campaign on Tuesday poking fun at Coalition leader Tony Abbott's broadband internet plan. The ad features salespeople around the world trying to sell "Abbott's Internet" to unimpressed customers.