Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 19th, 2014

This will not end well.

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So, @efa_oz people, “we” have gone to Verandah, 55 - 65 Elizabeth Street.

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Sydney, less than 2 hours until @efa_oz “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel on data retention, surveillance, metadata etc. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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RT @BundyB: EPA’d probably nix it. [True. Even small nukes can fuck things up quite a bit. Sigh.]

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sortius Fixed, Telstra style pic.twitter.com/Nd27v0G9cj

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Hypothetically speaking, would there be any real legal impediment to dropping a small nuke on Missouri?

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GuardianAus Exclusive: An assistant secretary of dept wanted to issue repatriation ‘ultimatum’ to mentally ill Syrians on Manus gu.com/p/4vp64/tw

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WIRED Here’s a terrible idea: Robot cars with adjustable ethics settings wrd.cm/1rjfEHe pic.twitter.com/woyJ5d0Ozp

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buckleup Telstra. Looking after us all, one way or another. pic.twitter.com/KgRZtj5Ynm

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@ssharwood @R_Chirgwin Oh I’m sure that the government would never run important issues via focus groups.

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jleyden Chinese crims snatch 4.5 MILLION patient files from US hospitals reg.cx/2bZa (by @iainthomson for @TheRegister)

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5at5daily 5at5 number 93: Unborn animals, AI art historians, traitor Nixon, Polish hero, and lessons from debating with trolls. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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bengrubb In light of @joshgnosis story on @Telstra divulging URLs without a warrant, here’s police responses to me in July docs.google.com/document/d/131…

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If anyone wants to catch up with me before tonight’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel, I’m at @fixstjames at 111 Elizabeth St.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh oui, je suis tout à fait prêt. Le vin signifie que je suis encore plus prêt.

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@josh909 @TweetDeck This has been Twitter’s functionality for years. You can follow users and you can follow lists, yours or others’.

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BartholomewD @stilgherrian @3wombats these things just take time and it would have been IRRESPONSIBLE for him to do something earlier, you know that.

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snurb_dot_info Wow. This is a pretty damning reflection on Ferguson police. RT @eldifusor: This says it all. pic.twitter.com/HAkSPLuyeT

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Senator Jacquie Lambie is helping* again, I see.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je mène d’importantes recherches sur le vin français. Non, dans la législation de la sécurité nationale. Et vous?

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All this sudden movement on asylum seekers this week. And Morrison before an Inquiry in Friday. Weird, these coincidences.

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“Manus Island riot: Police in Papua New Guinea charge two men on Reza Barati’s death”, reports @abcnews abc.net.au/news/2014-08-1…

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@JanJoostBouwman My understanding is that producers in Australia were the first to distribute it commercially.

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@PLee_65 My pleasure. Looking back at it, I’m surprised how well it still describes the current political issues.

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My “Beware the spin behind Australia’s new surveillance laws” from 21 Jul has much of my current thinking. zdnet.com/beware-the-spi…

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@JanJoostBouwman It should be “verjus”, yes, but for some reason Australia has gone with “verjuice” for the commercialised product.

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Australia’s “National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014” parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc…

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My “Beyond Conroy: Australia’s future internet politics” from Jun 2013, when he resigned as communications minister. zdnet.com/beyond-conroy-…

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As I’m preparing to moderate tonight’s panel citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/ I’ll tweet some of the links that pop up.

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@shiftkey @efa_oz @NotSuspects Oh lovely. I’m just about to do my final research for the evening. There’s been lots of news recently.

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@oscarsclaws @christopherneal @maxfuckery Thanks. I’ll try the others another time, but @fixstjames is right by tonight’s venue.

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Sydney 7pm tonight @efa_oz’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel discussion on data retention, surveillance, metadata etc. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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Thanks, @christopherneal @oscarsclaws @maxfuckery, but I’ve ended up at @fixstjames because it was right there and I know it.

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@oscarsclaws Thanks. I trust it’s not a place that closes early? I need to sit and write.

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I want cake. Near St James station. Good cake. And perhaps a coffee. I want. Give me what I want.

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So it does make me angry.

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BlogsofWar If you do not have a Klout score of at least 75 disperse immediately…

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RT @PollHereford: @stilgherrian It’s not quite wine. [Oh, so like what Wolf Blass makes…]

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I am looking up on the internet to see what verjuice actually is. It had better not be something that makes me angry. Or animal wee.

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No, @JustJimWillDo, no-one should ever be forgiven for verjuice.

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“Maggie Beer product labels ‘misled consumers’” as to place of origin, reports @abcnews abc.net.au/news/5680560

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“Only one cabbie passes Victoria’s driver knowledge test”, reports @abcnews. abc.net.au/news/5680868

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joshgnosis Telstra says it provides URLs without a warrant, but a spokesperson for Brandis says it only happens with a warrant. zdnet.com/au/telstra-han…

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@leslienassar @DeptOfAustralia @crikey_news Oh God no, I am a mere contributor. I live and die by editorial whim. I am nothing.

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That said, @leslienassar would make an excellent horse.

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Congrats and/or commiserations to @DeptOfAustralia / @leslienassar on becoming a horse. I mean, joining the @crikey_news stable.

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RT @firstdogonmoon: Is he off somewhere with AG Brandis? RT @paulkidd: Has anyone seen Joe Hockey? He seems to have gone missing. [Slash!]

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AndrewPStreet Ladies, are you worth your Cost Per Orgasm? Calculate your value according to the world’s most awful men @DailyLifeAu dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/…

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RT @SBSNews: Big Ben stops time for a spring clean
bit.ly/1o7RqYG pic.twitter.com/PWmYJKYPBe [“Spring”, eh? No have another go.]

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Sydney 7pm tonight @efa_oz’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel discussion on data retention, surveillance, metadata etc. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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“Political clash of luddite QCs and tech are a dangerous combination”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/political-clas…

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@sgentle Gawd, I’d forgotten about that particular piece of arsehattery. Great policy work, isn’t it.

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jturner_ibrs Last week from a gov official I heard a definition of terrorism which included “reduces confidence in government”. That phrase did the trick

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@danilic Ta for the plug. The folks at @efa_oz will be pleased.

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@jpwarren @dobes I grew up on a farm. Newborn animals take a few days to start working properly. “Learning to walk”, y’see. Not cocaine.

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Internet people are the worst kind of people, @dobes @jpwarren. They’re barely even people at all.

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RT @rashasman: @stilgherrian Cyber-Of-The-Day: As heard IRL “Facilitating Cyberintroductions” [Have you cybermet @gattaca?]

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@dobes @jpwarren “Happy dance”? It’s their fucking nervous system not quite operational yet. Who are these arsehats?

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j_hutch Sports Illustrated journos ranked by mgmt based on how “beneficial” their content is to advertisers - gawker.com/time-inc-rates…

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MT @paulwallbank: @paulkidd time I’ll insist @stilgherrian boils his underwear. [And you thought rock groupies made weird requests…]

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RyanRadia Cohen: If international Internet governance fails, the consequences for listicles & kitten GIFs could be devastating.

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@paulkidd @paulwallbank I used to cook and eat the garden snails. If those buggers would eat my veggies then it’s only fair.

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@dobes @jpwarren Maybe I should write a Goat Diary.

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RT @paulwallbank: You know it’s wet when slugs start appearing in your kitchen instagram.com/p/r3N2U2REFV/ [Or your underwear.]

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jackfrombkln The Civil Rights Act is 50 years old. These two pictures were taken 50 years apart. Behold our progress. pic.twitter.com/8PNn8eteO2

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RT @jpwarren: Planning to binge listen to @stilgherrian 9pm Edict on the plane so I arrive in SF in the appropriate frame of mind. [Jesus!]

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RT @glengyron: Oh oh, @bernietb is on an binge again. [Too much can impede sexual performance.]

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chris23 A group of ferrets is commonly referred to as a “business.”

Startup culture is basically a notch above a horde of aspirational hamsters.

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SatPaper “No wonder the PM has flicked the switch to khaki.” The govt is focusing on national security to regain its base vote satpa.pe/YriXzg

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“People Keep Getting Into Strangers’ Cars Because They Think It’s An Uber”, reports @Valleywag valleywag.gawker.com/people-keep-ge…

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Well, those stories by @joshgnosis feed nicely into my notes for tonight’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel in Sydney. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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“Telstra hands over browsing history in current warrantless metadata regime”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/au/telstra-han…

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“New powers could give ASIO a warrant for the entire internet”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/au/new-powers-…

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snurb_dot_info Releasing prisoners as goodwill gesture? RT @GuardianAus Morrison announces release of children before facing inquiry trib.al/wwBiNOL

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@paulwallbank @kcarruthers @Corporate_Brand I’ll be on one of those panels in a few weeks’ time.

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RT @glengyron: RIDE THE WALRUS [I have no idea what this means but I know that I want it.]

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NeinQuarterly Please remember, friends, that RT does not mean endorsement. It means uncritical radicalization of said viewpoint.

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TheEconomist Civilians are far more likely to be shot by police in America than in any other rich country econ.st/1oZm2R6 pic.twitter.com/KlXj59tphG

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warrenellis There comes a point on Twitter where everyone you’ve followed for years eventually sounds like the _ebooks version of themselves

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“Joe Hockey wobbly on Budget details but apologises for insensitivity”, writes @1petermartin smh.com.au/comment/joe-ho…

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Thank you, @TheRoastTV, for inventing “Maurice Newman denialists.

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I’m told there’s still a few tickets left for tonight’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel in Sydney, starts 7pm. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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Tue plan: Corrupted Nerds podcast production; train to Sydney (TBA); @5at5daily; 1700 @NotSuspects panel citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/; drinks.

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SBSNews Deal struck to heal Australia-Indonesia spying rift bit.ly/VAwKRX pic.twitter.com/sRn0x3dOdD

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RANews BREAKING: and strike deal to resume intelligence and military cooperation

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I like @ForeignPolicy’s name for Mr Rabbit now: The Green Devil. foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/…

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@Nicholas_James @JohnBirmingham I THINK YOU ARE CORRECT BECAUSE WE COULD ALL USE A BIT MORE SHOUTY IN OUR LIVES.

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RT @mleewelch: “Last year, in total, British police officers actually fired their weapons three times.” economist.com/blogs/democrac… [I see.]

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“Prime Minister Tony Abbott is the Australian environment’s worst nightmare”, writes conservative @ForeignPolicy foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/…

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RT @JohnBirmingham: FEEL MR STRONG CHOICES MIGHTY SEX COLUMN. FEEEEEL IT brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/joh… [Jesus Christ, John!]

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@jkerrison Yeah, you would. BURN EVERYTHING TO THE GROUND.

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TheMediaTweets I scored 28% in the ‘How many Celebrity Big Brother contestants have you heard of’ quiz. Get your score here: pic.twitter.com/QWvwUz656c

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So Liberal isn’t the party “for business” any more, but “for a few specific businesses shut up you all know the list we mean”.

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kcarruthers oh yeah Abbott govt is open for business: Solar farm abandoned amid uncertainty over renewable energy target buff.ly/1pWL16z

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NewtonMark Cliev’s jet is registered M-ATAR. The M prefix means “Isle of Man.” It’s a 20 ton flying tax dodge.

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OrkneyLibrary OK, it’s a bookmark and a bag of Quavers

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I’m pretty sure @paulwallbank and I have been to this event. pic.twitter.com/Kbd02idM5T HT @Corporate_Brand

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Corporate_Brand Here’s our stellar line up of speakers! pic.twitter.com/LxOPcqubuU

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Corporate_Brand Who’s coming to “the greatest Social Media conference ever”?

Please RT - This will be huge

ow.ly/i/6AYHX pic.twitter.com/Fgzm6GIOtl

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OrkneyLibrary We say bit of a field, it’s perhaps more along the lines of a Lazy Susan

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OrkneyLibrary We say island, it would be more accurately described as a bit of a field

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OrkneyLibrary It won’t be one of the good ones though

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OrkneyLibrary If we reach 10,000 followers before the start of 24 Islands/24 Hours we’ll launch a competition for you to win an actual Orkney Island

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TheMediaTweets Twitter users seem to have come up with a much better name for Celebrity Big Brother (WARNING: Contains swearing)… pic.twitter.com/fvM3qI3PTd

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jeamland Sam de Brito could tell Scott Morrison a thing or two about having a thumping mandate, so I hear…

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On the radio just now, Scott Morrison referred to having a “thumping mandate”. Not the best choice of words.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd This is why the G8 universities look down upon them as third rank, after the second rank of 1960s universities.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd It was an 80s thing. Institutes of Tech and Colleges of Advanced Ed (teacher training) merged to become unis.

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@paulkidd Good God, so it was. The merger happened in 1989. Can we stop talking now? You’re making me feel old.

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@paulkidd The sheer scale of UTS now is daunting. I used to visit @2ser in the early 1980s, when UTS was really just the tower.

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@paulkidd I remember TEAS, of course, at Adelaide, but I’m finding it even weirder being on the casual staff at UTS.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Malheureusement Mlle @nazzer est l’un des panélistes. J’ai peur qu’elle me battre.

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I’m told there’s still a few tickets left for tonight’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel in Sydney. It starts at 7pm. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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Tue plan, draft: Corrupted Nerds podcast production; train to Sydney; @5at5daily; 1700 @NotSuspects panel citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/; drinks.

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RT @paulkidd: Pretty sure they mean ‘fees’. pic.twitter.com/pGONEtCfBt [Oh I dunno, universities have changed…]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis impatient d’être l’avocat du diable, ce soir. Je suis l’état de la police. Et vous?

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@IainDale The Wikiliebers are going to be thrilled* with that post, Mr Dale.

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IainDale New Blog by me: This Is What I Wrote About Julian Assange 4 Years Ago … Every Word Of it Remains True Today:… bit.ly/1pAVLIK

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I will be going into Sydney… soon.

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In which @davpope deals with “National Insecurity” & the ‘Fringe”… pic.twitter.com/iIwIxCtj66

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RT @gregorstronach: Tuesdays are for bastards and purple-haired malcontents. Wednesdays are where it’s at. Go back to bed. [Do this, folks.]

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Tuesday. This fact has been recorded. The fact that it has been recorded has been recorded. This has been noted. Tuesday.

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