Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 9th, 2014

This is basically the best @abcme diawatch item so far this year. abc.net.au/mediawatch/tra…

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RT @darkhorse166: @stilgherrian learning implies new information was somehow made available [And there we have it. ]

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So what have we learned today, boys and girls?

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NetMinisterAU “It’s too late to stop the internet” says Malcolm but shouldn’t we at least try?

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:50 PM, Sep 9th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

joshgnosis “The only way to pirate a product is via an ISP” says film producer. “It’s too late to stop the internet,” Turnbull replies.

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TheRoastTV David Bowie is apparently against Scottish independence so… I’m guessing that’s the matter definitely settled.

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Yeah look @rgibli this “bringing in evidence” malarkey will never catch on.

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kcarruthers RT @sylmobile: ensuring content creators get paid isn’t synonymous with paying for content

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There’s a huge assumption here that media objects should always be made and distributed by these people in these ways.

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If the cost of producing film and TV is going up when tech should make it cheaper, then some workplace reform is called for.

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“No silver bullet”! Drink!

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nicsuzor Excuse the self promotion, but graduated response aren’t legitimate - ISPs can’t make these decisions: eprints.qut.edu.au/43926/

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Telstra is conflicted here as an ISP, ‘cos they’re also in the content distribution industry.

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@matt_steadman @joshgnosis @piecritic No don’t include me. I’m not being reasonable tonight. I’m tired and grumpy.

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nicsuzor if we spent half the money we spend debating and lobbying and enforcing on making and distributing stuff, where would we be?

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These are primarily distributors complaining that they can’t make as much money from distribution. Yes. That’s the idea.

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I hope someone address the balance of money going to creators as opposed to distributors, as distribution costs plummet.

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@jthompsonmills Oh good. I’m knackered and am having trouble staying focused.

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“Digital tsunami”! Drink!

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Why am I even watching this? Is this really what my life has become?

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ben_hr >6 million people? Does he even listen to what he says? RT @MsLods: Turnbull: 27% of Australians are using Netflix (via VPNs)

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RT @MsLods: Turnbull: 27% of Australians are using Netflix (via VPNs) [I call bullshit on that number.]

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NetMinisterAU Can’t wait until Malcolm gets to my slide explaining the internet filter pic.twitter.com/Q0OQYb0QBB

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@juhasaarinen Oh, it’s no secret. I was a producer with what’s now @891adelaide 1985-1991.

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The image seems to show @TurnbullMalcolm speaking, but to judge by the sound quality it’s an electric duck on helium.

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Christ, when I was at the ABC, if I’d produced this shitty an audio feed on an outside broadcast, I’d have been taken out back and shot.

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The audio is shockingly bad.

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The official hashtag is , but the community hashtag is . They’re starting right now. communications.gov.au/digital_econom…

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The Australian government’s Online Copyright Infringement Forum is starting now in Sydney, and it’s being streamed at communications.gov.au/digital_econom…

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Well that radio spot is done. Possibly it contained coherent sentences and concepts.

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On hold for ABC @891adelaide to talk Apple stuff. You may choose to listen at abc.net.au/adelaide/, or not, as you wish.

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fieldproducer ‘Don’t worry dad, I promise I’ll behave when you meet President Obama’ pic.twitter.com/WbqUwSOguM

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I’m talking Apple-oriented stuff on ABC @891adelaide at 1750 ACST / 1820 AEST, so in 10 mins. Listening may occur at abc.net.au/adelaide/

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Sudden mental image of Turnbull and Brandis in a jelly wrestling tournament.

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@johnb78 Should I ever be in New York, then @jsphctrl is up for a drink on me. If either of us remembers.

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So @NewtonMark has published his submission to the Online Copyright Infringement inquiry, and it’s a fun read. users.on.net/~newton/copdis… (PDF)

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RT @johnb78: Stand in the corner, FT headline writer, and think about what you’ve done. pic.twitter.com/vCxThQfztv [No, buy this sub a drink.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oxygène. Oxygène m’agace. Et de gaz en général.

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Ah, SLAM, America’s supersonic H-bomb-tossing atomic ramjet missile plan of 1957-1964. Clever* stuff. medium.com/war-is-boring/…

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RT @drearyclocks: Or we could just wait a couple of hours and know for sure? pic.twitter.com/RcDuEywdWK [Binary choices.]

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ThePoke I’m all for finding a regional angle on a national story but this is ridiculous pic.twitter.com/AryzbwdgWY (via @QuantumPirate)

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis stupéfait par la stupidité de tout. Et vous?

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Abbott Birthers? Really? Just how stupid would you have to be?

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“Telstra adds to Optus contract breakage offer with free feelings”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/telstra-adds-t…

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johnb78 Kyle Sandilands has launched a payday loans company. I guess “being a scumbag” is a transferrable skill after all 13kyle.com.au

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“BuzzFeed comes not to bury newspapers, but to improve on them”, writes @BuzzFeedBen theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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I believe that I’m talking Apple-oriented stuff on ABC @891adelaide at 1750 ACST / 1820 AEST. Listening may occur at abc.net.au/adelaide/

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@dahowlett Sadly no. I am just getting old and tired.

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MichaelSmyth_ Will you be up at 3am for the latest Apple launch or be getting a good night’s sleep? @stilgherrian will sort thru the hype for us

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Yep, I saw that the earlier thing was a hoax. I’ve moved on.

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RT @jturner_ibrs: @andrew_lund @stilgherrian that’s $153,846 per vote. I mean, job. @DanielAndrewsMP @9NewsMelb [Yay value for money.]

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andrew_lund Nice slip of the tongue from @DanielAndrewsMP in Geelong announcing “a $100 million plan to deliver 650 votes. Erm 650 jobs” @9NewsMelb

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RT @jturner_ibrs: seems legit. pic.twitter.com/TNCfcPvDvs [The McAfee shortlinks are a nice touch.]

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@Patrickavenell Heh. It’s a coherent view passionately expressed. It deserves to be read.

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fanfiction_txt you should give more detail in the tentacle sex

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“Foxtel is right to stand up to the insane hatred of content pirates and the blogging classes” writes @Patrickavenell applianceretailer.com.au/2014/09/foxtel…

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RT @GreenJ: Wtf? “@kumitaguchi: Ruins of Ancient City Discovered in Australian Desert worldnewsdailyreport.com/ruins-of-ancie…” [Wot? Is this a thing?]

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@timpoliti @drsimmo And there’s a little over 12 hours to go…

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@timpoliti @drsimmo That goes to the heart if my feelpinions. Is this a new product category for “everyone”? I’m not so sure.

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@timpoliti @drsimmo Hmmm. I just leave my phone on silent, in my pocket, and check calls and messages later when convenient.

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@timpoliti @drsimmo I’m still having trouble with one key question about smart watches: What’s the actual point?

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In which I express certain feelpinions about Apple and the alleged iWatch and PR at @crikey_news [$, free trial] crikey.com.au/2014/09/09/isp…

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It seems that @9NewsBrisbane has chosen their shark.

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DeptOfAustralia Tony encounters a kitchen. crikey.com.au/2014/09/09/dep…

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drewsheldrick Here’s Foxtel’s full statement on Choice’s claims it charges 431% more than overseas providers to access TV shows scribd.com/doc/239121029/…

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ASPI_org For more on , we’ve just released the report from our Submarine Choice conference: bit.ly/1w9E8ny

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jeamland Cygwin RT @WindowsAU: Fill in the blank for a chance to win a $25 gift card! pic.twitter.com/hXlLKqawt5

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@joshgnosis I am now looking forward to this event.

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joshgnosis Burke had told Turnbull that the forum would be dominated by “crazies” zdnet.com/au/village-roa…

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joshgnosis According to @CommsAu website, Village Roadshow’s Graham Burke seems to have had a change of heart. Listed as a speaker at the piracy forum.

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I am going to solve everything* with laksa. I am advised that a nearby establishment can assist me in this regard.

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_Cooper Hero kid RT @JasonUkman: Kid will never live this down. (Photo via @petesouza) pic.twitter.com/32ETQdPSIG

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fieldproducer Love this campaign idea RT @Jaimes: Reporters Without Borders: Censorship tells the wrong story pic.twitter.com/8y0ceYkSsE

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“Beats Headphones: For when you want the whole world to know you’re a gullible tool.” @Patrickavenell @nehadk

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saladinahmed “Diversity in fantasy is hard because white writers write from personal experience.” Yes. Their extensive experience with dragons and elves.

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@Patrickavenell Well that could be interesting then. As long as there’s amusement value.

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MWhitbourn Most of the meeja room just did a double take when the phrase “man booths” was used. We heard something else. But we’ve moved on.

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RT @Patrickavenell: Does anyone want to read a 3,000-word (very) high concept review of Beats headphones? [Does it consist of laughter?]

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RT @drsimmo: Do people really want iWatches? I’m not convinced. [I’m very much not convinced.]

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@TimWattsMP Yes, I thought that was a bit special. He’s an ornament to democracy.

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“Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media”, an excellent feature. 9to5mac.com/2014/08/29/see…

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“iWatch Launch: Look out for what Apple doesn’t say”, writes @alexkidman fatducktech.com/opinion/iwatch…

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RT @abcnews: Australians pay 400 per cent more for digital programs: Choice ab.co/1utvqgE [Middle-men make it four times better.]

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“Reddit user made famous off celeb nude photos wants his privacy back”, the poor, hypocrtitical little possum. theverge.com/2014/9/8/61210…

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It’s a strange worldview where “uses the internet more, or in a more sophisticated way” is automatically assumed to be suspect.

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Of course the BBC has suggested that ISPs should assume any high-vilume VPN users are “suspicious”. zdnet.com/au/bbc-wants-i…

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RT @EX_V19: I view iPhone releases as being the same as royal babies [You swap them for a new one every two years?]

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@jonoabroad Yes, he says, ignoring the PoH comment, that would be the best approach for now, thank you.

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RT @joshgnosis: No piracy on our broadband, Foxtel tells customers it doesn’t have yet. zdnet.com/au/no-piracy-o… [They look at your comms?]

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Tonight’s Online Copyright Infringement Forum will be webcast. communications.gov.au/digital_econom… Official hashtag , community uses

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Story filed for @crikey_news. Time to rest my shoulder, or scoff pain killers, or go for laksa, or a combination of all those things.

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OK. Writing. Shoosh.

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buckleup I can’t decide which bit of his outfit I love most.. RT @TheCut: Shia LaBeouf wears magical purple leggings: pic.twitter.com/gWCL0GuQvt

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Your banking could be done for $27 billion less, saving YOU money, if the big four banks were sidelined. bit.ly/1lLtOhL [2/2]

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RT @BusinessSpec: The big four banks could lose $27bn from digital disruption in mobile payments bit.ly/1lLtOhL [Or… 1/2]

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@jodiem @juhasaarinen Yeah I wouldn’t brag that your latest “cool” product is the result of ill-nourished rushed decision-making.

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s_bridges Hey @TonyAbbottMHR MT @BoingBoing: A nude portrait of Canadian emperor Stephen Harper. You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/mFFkTxt5TU

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conradhackett In 1984, if you needed to carry 2,000 characters of data on your wrist, this iWatch predecessor was the answer pic.twitter.com/hAGfKcjvSq

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I can’t wait for Fairfax to promote some thing they do as “an Uber for news”.

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Oh that’s right. Domain is a Fairfax brand. So derivative and superficial is pretty much their digital hallmark.

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RT @juhasaarinen: Domain to release Tinder-style property app itnews.com.au/News/391834,do… [This is why we can’t have nice things.]

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@franksting That’s almost like the nature vs nurture question. I don’t know.

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@franksting I accept that not everyone appreciates @charltonbrooker’s particular brand of bitter commentary. The eggplant of satire.

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Tue plan: Write for @crikey_news; chicken; planning for a couple forthcoming projects; @5at5daily, if the pain subsides; quiet evening.

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“David Cameron can’t help the No campaign – he’s less popular in Scotland than Windows 8”, write@charltonbrookeretheguardian.com/commentisfree/…8P

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On hold to talk phishing etc on ABC @702sydney, ‘cos @robbie_buck got done. You may listen at abc.net.au/sydney/ if you’re quick.

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TheMediaTweets Tomorrow’s Mail has four pages of news AND a pull-out photo supplement… pic.twitter.com/tM0CRC3NS8 …’here we go again’, indeed.

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So which famous Australian are we going to declare dead today?

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TheMediaTweets Picturing the social media guru at Office high-fiving the team when this secured its fifth retweet..pic.twitter.com/ujk05oFZk7k7

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TheMediaTweets Going to give Pizza Express a few points for at least showing a total lack of effort towards their tweet..pic.twitter.com/AsOKbjGvOpOp

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je n’ai pas besoin de choses pour être intéressant.

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Tue plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; planning for a couple forthcoming projects; @5at5daily, if the pain subsides; quiet evening.

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“Why Twitter beats Facebook for breaking news”, writes @jjn1, on much the same page. theguardian.com/technology/201…

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Me at @crikey_news yesterday: “Making Twitter more like Facebook is a terrible idea” crikey.com.au/2014/09/08/mak… [$, free trial]

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Today’s theme seems to be people whinging, essentially, “I didn’t bother planning or learning, why isn’t the world arranged how I assumed?”

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Why can’t we all have a conveniently inflatable princess?

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RT @leslienassar: @stilgherrian Is there an app for making terrible mistakes? [All apps have this function.]

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Tuesday. It is probably a mistake. There will be further mistakes. Tuesday.

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