Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 5th, 2014

I’m going away now.

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JacktheInsider This Team Australia thing. Will we be getting hats?

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“Labor will decide if Australia chooses mandatory data retention”, writes @dobes, so we’re so fucked. zdnet.com/labor-will-dec…

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dobes My thoughts on Australia’s next surveillance move.

Labor will decide if Australia chooses mandatory data retention zd.net/1mhRIfo

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@semibogan I know. I can’t say any more acronyms or The Van will be here.

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@semibogan Rumours. Discount them. Also, they’re satellite links. I need more tactical surveillance…

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@semibogan I thought they used the internet, not trains.

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@semibogan I just wish my ASD detail would say hello. I’d offer them a drink. They work hard, and I mean that sincerely.

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Meanwhile, this is how the Australian government worked out our health policy. youtube.com/watch?v=TWORTz…

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But I’m drinking red wine from a tumbler, so what the fuck would I know?

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It’s a bit too subtle for you lot though.

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Being reminded that “The Hollowmen” S01E03 is a work of genius. This is how foreign affairs works. youtube.com/watch?v=JqAFTZ…

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ElReg Australia has gone down the dragnet “you’re all guilty of something” Internet snooping route. theregister.co.uk/2014/08/05/aus…

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If in doubt, add Germaine Greer.

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mearesy Team Australia pic.twitter.com/kdeDcpMHre

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Everything is going perfectly fine instagram.com/p/rT9-waCFj5/

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@lhjh70 Ah. But any generic images of violence will do. That’s the joy of it. (I am in a bleak place tonight.)

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@phbarratt @ruth_parslow Trust in Team Rabbit. (Sorry, I am descending into satire and despair.)

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@lhjh70 What made you think I was saying that?

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“”There will be no love, except the love of Daddy Rabbit.”

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adambrereton got a call from mum about data retention: “what is this bullshit Adam?” this is going to go large - huge mistake when the mums get cross

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@NuclearAnthro Oh God, where to start? I don’t think it’s possible to explain briefly.

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@ruminski You did. It’s not my think. Google should help.

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RT @ruth_parslow: @stilgherrian Daddy Rabbit will keep us all safe as long as we stay as one TEAM! And don’t squabble or argue with him.

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I tell you what, though, didn’t Julie Bishop look in control there, bailing Mr Rabbit out of his a Baby Gammy awkwardness. Nice work.

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So what was Mr Rabbit’s announceable today anyway? A Bill? A policy? A discussion paper? No? Just the fear feels? Adult government. [Nods.]

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It’s funny watching 1970s and 1980s student politicians at work, failing to realise everyone since did media studies and has internets.

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You know, blur all that Middle East ugliness together into a smear of fear. But Daddy Rabbit will protect you. Trust Daddy Rabbit.

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You know, a cynic would wonder whether Mr Rabbit timed the terrorism-is-scary press conference to coincide with TV news being full of Gaza.

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Right. In search of whatever it is that I am now in search of.

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chrisberg “Now this data retention proposal is only the latest effort by the Gillard Government to restrain freedom of speech” malcolmturnbull.com.au/media/free-at-…

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@MitBackwards I think I was too, when I worked for an NGO. Things like that never change.

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explanoit What is this vast terrorism your leaders speak of? Did some of those rockets from Gaza make it to Perth? @Asher_Wolf

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ABCnewsIntern “The only thing standing between an unwilling populace and yet another step towards a surveillance state is the Labor party. God help us.”

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Now, where to go for drinks and then, potentially, dinner? I’m in Potts Point currently, though once the canvas sack goes on who knows?

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RT @joshgnosis: It’s now up to Labor to decide if Australia gets data retention or not. zdnet.com/labor-will-dec… [Labor. Decide. We’re fukt.]

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jturner_ibrs The actual sentence, “The cat sat on the mat” is metadata. It describes what happened. You don’t have to eyewitness the cat/mat interaction

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All two series of “The Hollowmen” are on YouTube now. youtube.com/channel/UCrT4f… And “Frontline”. youtube.com/user/Frontline… Watch and learn.

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Now I feel like a steak.

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TrendsSydney ‘bigots’ is now trending in trendsmap.com/au/sydney

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Sorry I stopped mid-rant there, I had a phone call. This fact has been recorded.

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Because, by Christ, if that muppet Brandis is what we trust our defence in, then get me a fucking broom handle and a cheese knife now.

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Or, dear government, if there IS a real threat, tell us what the fuck it actually is, and explain how we can all help fight it.

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Though hipster fucktards have hijacked the meme, “Keep calm and carry on”. We’re safer than we’ve every been.

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And “extreme threats to our national security”? Fuck right off. Some of us grew up during the Cold War. Get a sense of fucking perspective.

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Precisely none of the dots have been joined up.

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Explain to me why recording data about MY communications, and my mum’s, helps prosecute people we already know have gone to Syria?

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So why are bespectacled ministers lining up to make excuses for the mechanisms of a police state? A few dozen half-arsed jihadis? Bullshit.

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Record data for two years, when the definition of a crime can be changed down the track? You’ve got to be fucking kidding.

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The argument that companies already collect some of this shit is also disingenuous. Targeting car adverts doesn’t send you to jail.

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If metadata did not reveal specific, actionable information, why would law enforcement bother with it? They wouldn’t even waste their time!

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Right. This “metadata is just billing data” or “metadata is just the envelope” is bullshit. It’s what precisely gives location and context.

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Tim_Beshara Counter-terrorism-for-the-dole

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semibogan So quite frankly Bill, you are a worthless shitheap of an opposition leader.

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semibogan No Bill, you turd, it is the mass collection of the communication of the citizenry in a democratic country.

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Rakeland in the late afternoon instagram.com/p/rTqUC5iFkN/

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Fuck you’re useless, Shorten.

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I’ll respond to your tweets when Australian politics starts being rational.

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chrisberg data retention because you probably fought in syria

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GreenJ that’s the great australian ideological divide: ‘numpties’ and out and out f—tards.

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Winning friends and influencing people.

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alliecoyne Brandis said he was discussing the issue of cost with telcos - except telcos haven’t actually been approached yet - itnews.com.au/News/390671,te…

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GreenJ so you know, data retention, all out war on anyone who’s even been to syria, reversal of the presumption of innocence, but hey! no bigots!

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So what just happened?

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@andrewdotnich What would you like me to taste like? ;)

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OK, I’ve decided to stay in Sydney tonight. I may be available for dinner.

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RT @dobes: Team Principality of Hutt River [I’m in.]

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GreenJ predict new trend in twitter profiles: “Retweets are not terrorist collusion”

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GrogsGamut Really? We’ve run out of questions on this?

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Davidramli And thus we know more about PM’s view on Baby Gammy than what customer data the government will force telcos to record for 2 years.

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“Hardened home-gown terrorists”! I’ve got that DVD!

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So @ABCNews24 has bailed from the presser. Has it finished?

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Bishop steps in to save Abbott from himself. She’s on the case. She’s looking very good on this, in fact.

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Uhoh. Abbott is now busking about baby Gammy.

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Lone wolf attacks! Drink!

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@MayaPosch Give us a few days, we’ll be onto it. The stuff in this press conference is… fascinating.

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Abbott says the govt has put “one mind and one will” into Operation Sovereign Borders. Or, in German, “Ein Geist und ein Wille.”

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For the second time, Abbott claims Operation Sovereign Borders has been extremely effective.

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joshgnosis Brandis says the question of the cost of data retention is in discussion with the telcos.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Why are people tweeting Tim Wilson like he gives a shit. [He’s hot.]

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Brandis: “The data retention laws will come in as the third tranche of agency powers.” Today, redefining “terrorism”, is the second tranche.

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Oh good, Soapy is across the fact that laws can’t operate retrospectively. The fact that he needs to say that seems worrying.

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So, when do they take off the masks and shout “Surprise!”? This press conference is bizarre.

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Has someone told Peta Credlin that “Team America” was a satire?

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“Team Australia”? What the fuck is this Team Australia bullshit, Prime Minister?

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Abbott: “I know we’re under budget pressure at the moment, but the community won’t forgive us if we skimp [on security].”

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Is Brandis so clueless about criminal law that he doesn’t realise that confessions can be remarkably unreliable?

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“May I remind you that the best form of proof is an admission,” says Brandis. What the fuck does that mean? The Spanish Inquisition?

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“This will be a sparsely-used provision”, says Brandis, without explaining how that will be limited,

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They keep talking about these threats but it’s all hand-waving.

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Abbott: “We don’t want to subvert Australian justice. We don’t want to do that at all.” So there’s that.

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The press gallery has fallen for it. We’re fucked.

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If there’s no legislation being distributed today, this is what? A threesome of scaremongering to satisfy… what aim?

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The legislation is “under development” and will be introduced to parliament later in the year. So is this a thought bubble? Scare stories?

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This entire, massive increase in spook powers is “justified” by fewer than 200 potential people of interest.

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Ms Bishop is re-bleating the whole “five times the number” of potential terrorists, which is still less than 150.

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“Brandistan? You’re standing in it.”

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SnarkyPlatypus Trust the stupid faggot to not even do his job properly.

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joshgnosis Brandis says legislation has in principle been approved by Cabinet for data retention and he is now developing a system.

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RT @Andrew_Zammit: @stilgherrian many of the things he proposed are very different to the recommendations of the reports he cited!

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Australian faces an “exceedingly challenging security environment”, says Julie Bishop. Really? Compared to fuckin’ who?

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Shorter Soapy: Terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism terrorism.

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Soapy says they’re redefine the definition of “imminent terrorist act” for detention orders.

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Soapy says definitions will be broadened from “terrorist act” to “terrorism” etc. Sounds like a massive scope creep of the T-word.

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RT @dobes: If I don’t want to be part of Team Australia, I’m going to the SLAMMER, aren’t I? [That’s a different team. Tag teaming.]

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So the spectacles are meant to make Mr Rabbit look more intelligent? Yeah well that works. Not.

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RT @GreenJ: also, why was i not told about chess boxing? [“The first rule of chess boxing…”]

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Of course a “3.15 press conference” means everyone will stand around until nearly 3.30 because they don’t have their shit together.

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Oh well, time for a piss and ordering another beer before I listen to the wisdom* of Mr Rabbit and Soapy the Ankle QC.

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Every time I see an alert go out about a PM or ministerial press conference with 15 mins warning, I think “The Hollowmen”.

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RT @KJBar: PM presser coming up 1515 aest [Here we go…]

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@Andrew_Zammit It’s laughably petty, who’s told and who’s not. I work from the actual documents anyway.

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@Doclach I have enough trouble telling fact from fiction, hallucination from reality. I shall pimp the link mercilessly.

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dobes HAIL HYDRA RT @drearyclocks: .@seamus encounters a wild @seamus. @seamus is confused. pic.twitter.com/xIYwqwPXFJ

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@Andrew_Zammit For reasons which I don’t* understand, I seem to have fallen off the email list for certain ministerial press conferences.

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Andrew_Zammit … Independent National Security Legislation Monitor? And if they haven’t, why not?

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Andrew_Zammit Journalists, if there’s a press conference on new terror laws today, could someone ask if the government has appointed a new…

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Has this Bill dropped yet, or should I just make up some shit?

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@snurb_dot_info Thanks very much. I’ll also get this radio spot online for you in due course. I’m a bit behind schedule on that stuff.

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And the radio spot is done. The audio will appear online in due course. Assuming my computer behaves itself.

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On hold for @1395FIVEaa Adelaide to talk Twitter. You may listen to the live stream at fiveaa.com.au or not, as you wish.

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capey Jebus, why is my bladder so small today?

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Note to self: Orgazmo / Brandis mashup.

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Freedom Boy has been reminded he’s on a leash and serves at Soapy’s pleasure.

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@snurb_dot_info My @crikey_news yarn is not on that list either. I’ll send it through after I’ve done the radio thing.

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@snurb_dot_info That’s one heck of a coverage list. Nice work. Still, it IS fascinating research.

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“The multi-million dollar views of the Port River,” from the Birkinhead Hotel? Yeah right, Advertising.

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So I’ll be talking on @1395FIVEaa about these Twitter stories. theconversation.com/columns/axel-b… medium.com/i-data/fake-fr… In about 10 mins.

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Listening to @1395FIVEaa, it seems South Australia is also getting laws to categorise assault by the number of punches it took. Arsehats.

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@mpesce @ABCthedrum Editors. What can you do? [Shrugs.]

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@snurb_dot_info oh, I was just curious about the reaction. I’m on radio in 20 or 25 minutes to comment.

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“A poor plan to tackle the pirates”, writes @mpesce abc.net.au/news/2014-08-0…

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Oh really, Google? Answering the question asked? Kinda… pic.twitter.com/0hz1nelZtY

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2FBS So @TurnbullMalcolm is now the Minister For Finding Out What My Own Portfolio Is Doing By Reading The Telegraph. …how embarrassing.

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QUT research by @kimosman: “The Free Encyclopaedia that Anyone can Edit: The Shifting Values of Wikipedia Editors” cultureunbound.ep.liu.se/v6/a30/

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@snurb_dot_info Have you got a list somewhere of the media coverage your research has gotten? I seem to be talking about it soon.

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@samhighley I see what you did there. But actually the problem is reasonably understandable.

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I’m talking about the Australian Twitterverse and fake followers at 1345 ACST / 1415 AEST on @1395FIVEaa Adelaide. fiveaa.com.au

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Right, I need to find some electricity.

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@TheFailedProjek Ah, I didn’t get this message in time. Please take the wave as read. Or next time. Or something.

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@expectproblems My understanding is that third time back in for the same issue gets you the replacement machine.

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So, I have the MacBook Pro back, but with a second replacement logic board rather than the display as expected. Hence my suspicion.

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Parliament, what even is it?

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How would it feel, being a Murdoch journo, and realising you’re just a cog in the Coalition’s internal PR aimed at backbenchers?

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RT @lenoretaylor: Data retention proposal revealed to media before cabinet gu.com/p/4vfhv/tw via @guardian [HAHAHA. True masters, etc.]

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Since you have all failed to take care of my nutritional needs, I have gone for pho before going to the Apple Store.

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+1 RT @xntrik: It annoys me the term ‘Death by Powerpoint’ doesn’t often actually lead to people’s deaths. These meetings are SO boring!

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The white goose is loose. I repeat, the white goose is loose.

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There is a white goose loose at Seven Hills station.

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RT @dobes: Onion real-talk is the realest. theonion.com/articles/exper… [Yep, I agree with the expert assessment here.]

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“Norway’s mixed-sex border guards in Arctic experiment”, reports @abcnews. Great report on a fascinating trial. abc.net.au/news/5638770

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“Have your friends been arrested?” asks the spam. No, but I’m happy to suggest who should be.

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Some bot in Tunisia is convinced that there’s an email user on my server with the login “jessica”. Good luck with that.

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@semibogan I know. I know. So many lists. So little time.

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RT @leslienassar: pic.twitter.com/sDVBPPy7ws [Heh. I marked that quote for later attention too.]

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RT @leslienassar: A pretty good look at the what and how and why of Twitter bots. medium.com/i-data/fake-fr… [Agreed. Superb.]

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@semibogan Yeah, look, this is rapidly turning into one of those conversations that gets you Put On A List.

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I should auction off my lunch rights on eBay.

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So who’s buying me lunch in Sydney today?

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@semibogan I’d like to, but there’s only so much you can do on a train.

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feraldata i have giggled at this all day … MT @karenmcgrane: John Venn’s 180th birthday … and I haven’t seen this, so..pic.twitter.com/wNuSaMBFhdhd

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dg4president The oz has taken to pre-warning readers about Judith Sloan opeds. Good on them! pic.twitter.com/6n9cXJWwTr

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This is not a . Disappoint.

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@sylmobile What’s more important? Weight or cores?

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@PeteLawler Please don’t give the damn thing ideas.

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@MsLods I’ll link to the audio once @RNBreakfast posts it. It’s worth listening, I think, if only to hear how the debate is being framed.

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Tue plan: 0924 train to Sydney; collect fixed computer; lunch (who’s buying?); 1621 train to Wentworth Falls; review legislation en route.

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Both sides of the debate are rather more nuanced than that, I’d have thought, @PaulBongiorno. [Shrugs.]

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Wow @PaulBongiorno’s characterisation of the data retention debate on @RNBreakfast just now was remarkably shallow and cartoonish.

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So @RNBreakfast, what’s the policy on a sports presenter making a disparaging comment about a sportsperson’s face? OK for a man not a woman?

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NewtonMark On the hundredth anniversary of a war that’s always described as “for our values,” government decides on ubiquitous permanent surveillance.

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@shiftkey @NewtonMark The mere fact that married John Famousperson MP needed a syphilis test after his overseas trip is noteworthy.

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@shiftkey @NewtonMark I’ve pondered the political impact of data breaches since 1996. I was sysadmin for a pathology lab doing STI tests.

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Nowhere has the government indicated that data retention is the most cost effective or least intrusive way of tackling the bad guys.

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@NewtonMark I wonder whether the first breach of retained telco data will embarrass senior politicians individually. That could happen.

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Nowhere has the government provided a logical link between the stated threat of returning fighters and the alleged fix of data retention.

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Of course, it comes down to how this legislation defines “metadata”. This last supposed definition we saw was laughable.

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I also see that the Tele is re-bleating unchallenged the government’s straight-up lie that telco metadata is just the billing data.

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joshgnosis A leak from the National Security Committee to the Daily Tele indicates data retention is on the way. m.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/terro…

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Me at @crikey_news yesterday on the “12% of Australians on Twitter” research from @snurb_dot_info’s QUT team [$] crikey.com.au/?p=450688

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Me at @zdnetaustralia yesterday: “Australia deserves a whack of the data breach notification stick” zdnet.com/australia-dese…

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@miss_shiny @leslienassar Duckling are yummy. Also, you people are sick.

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RT @juhasaarinen Musician prescribes amputation of pirates’ limbs allafrica.com/c/-5GF9A via @allafrica George Brandis might approve. [Yep.]

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Tue plan, draft: Train to Sydney; collect repaired computer; somebody should buy me lunch; train back to Wentworth Falls. A de-stress day.

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@SnarkyPlatypus La vidéo d’introduction est ringard. La vidéo de démonstration montre mécanique orbitale réels.

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RT @leslienassar: This is relevant to your interests, @stilgherrian m.youtube.com/watch?v=S2QHeN… [What are you suggesting here?]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis frustré dans l’obscurité, mais j’ai fait une découverte agréable. Et vous?

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Tuesday. If you are lucky, it will be a disappointment. But face it, it’s likely to be a lot worse. Tuesday.

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