Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 11th, 2015

@fluids_guru @BernardKeane @MikeCarlton01 I’m not watching it. I watch very little TV, but personally find him insufferably annoying.

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@kamidphish @NewtonMark Not to detract from your point, but “the media” isn’t a homogeneous lump.

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NewtonMark Surely everyone except the Canberra press gallery knows this: arseh.at/oer7

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s more about when the conversation turns to Abe Saffron and his connections.

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That was all a rabbit hole that I’m not in the mood to go down tonight.

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I most definitely left the pub at the correct time.

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There’s some oral history here that needs to be preserved.

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Learning about when Abe Saffron allegedly had his own private office in the Kings Cross branch of a certain Big Four bank.

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OH: “Yeah well Abe Saffron used to have problems with different things…” God, what’s happening here?

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Well, I was about to enjoy this meal, but there are… customers. instagram.com/p/3yOaOKiFg1/

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There is now a geographic argument in the front bar of The Grand View. This is how I’m being “corrected”. pic.twitter.com/U0YtM5KhVR

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, I’ve run out of food here, and also enthusiasm, so it’s off to The Grand View. The taxi arrives in a few minutes.

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And I think that’s work done for the day.

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newsbanks Pornhub crowdfunds to shoot first ever sex tape in space: bit.ly/1KrzdV1 pic.twitter.com/bmyaJpjBbq

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I have finished with Germany.

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Initiating the conversation with Germany. Quiet please.

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@marymad @SatPaper Twitter is shocking at making features work consistently across platforms.

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“Same Sex Couple Threaten Not To Give A Shit If Other Couple Divorces” sbs.com.au/comedy/article… pic.twitter.com/FthJS2MtFW

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It’ll ruin your work shirts, but you’ll save having to go to the food court. twitter.com/SatPaper/statu…

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5at5 number 196: Huawei’s fail, Apple’s cunning, naked Americans, electric brain ideas, and millions of refugees. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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“Here’s What We Think These Fictional Australian Characters Taste Like”, opinionates @BuzzFeedOz buzzfeed.com/bradesposito/b…

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“A day in Joe Hockey’s little bubble of privilege”, by @MargotSaville crikey.com.au/2015/06/11/a-d… [$, free trial]

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@_midofo_ No, the possum is 100km away.

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@dshaw_ Probably, yes. Such smug fish.

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glengyron I’m not so sure about the new Star Wars movie now. pic.twitter.com/Yrf7XcMUz7

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Yes, @JaneTribune has channeled her anger well into this critique of Crusader Rabbit’s government. junkee.com/how-malevolent…

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alex_c_lee MURDEROUS CHRISTMAS TAPE twitter.com/buzzfeedozpol/…

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dobes TAPE IS LITERALLY KILLING PEOPLE twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzPol/…

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Oh that’s right. I have an interview at 1800 AEST, before I can head out into the forest in search of dinner. Why did I agree to that?

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2FBS Senator @DavidLeyonhjelm releases incontrovertible proof that windfarms causes genetic defects in nearby population pic.twitter.com/LCpXZzGGPT

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@abstex Read the headline and then the advert. Aloud, maybe.

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“Kaspersky Finds New Nation-State Attack — In Its Own Network”, writes@KimZetterrwired.com/2015/06/kasper…Y

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Independent Isis has now seized enough radioactive material to build a ‘dirty bomb’ ind.pn/1GxTQ2e pic.twitter.com/8asxbZoi2q

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@GreenJ Speaking of which, Max Harris once walloped me in the balls with his silver-tipped walking stick. “Just for fun,” he said.

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@GreenJ @MUPublishing @Meanjin Congrats to all concerned, and the horse.

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Meanjin Big news from us today! The inimitable @GreenJ will be taking over as Meanjin editor from July. Read more: meanjin.com.au/blog/post/jona…

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GreenJ before you hear this elsewhere, @MUPublishing has just announced that i’m the new editor of @Meanjin … which is true.

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What a complicated, difficult world @JohnBirmingham lives in. twitter.com/JohnBirmingham…

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@JaneTribune Not at all. You could do a little dictionary of them, a sentence each on why they’re special to you. Or something.

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@JaneTribune Isn’t “scourge” such a wonderful word.

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Well here’s an amusing headline-and-advert placement, @JaneTribune! It’s one explanation, I suppose… pic.twitter.com/lCkDEZEP3P

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Just pop over here, lad, I’ll make you comfortable. twitter.com/purserj/status…

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JaneTribune ICYMI, me on Abbott: He is Kennett without the courage, Howard without the brains and Fraser without the heart.
junkee.com/how-malevolent…

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oliyoung It was really elegant the way Tones has moved the national discourse from his treasurer’s idiocy to his own

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publicaddress I presume someone has already made the joke about Tony Abbott literally tilting at windmills?

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EmperorNorton Positioning is everything pic.twitter.com/dva7RouIir

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paulkidd We have a nine-point plan top stop the Halal boats. RT @glengyron: Welcome to twitter @paulkidd the new Liberal MP for Western Sydney.

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paulkidd Halal wind farms are pushing up the price of real estate by changing the definition of marriage! 😱

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@_midofo_ @Andrew_Zammit Oh yes, some classic Aussie racism from The Bulletin there. I’ve seen that one before.

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains phish.

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OK, back to the writing. You “people” play nice now, y’hear?

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Malcolm Tucker is always such an inspiration.

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Malcolmsquotes I will tear your fucking skin off, I will wear it to your mother’s birthday party, and I will rub your nuts up and down her leg.

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This kinda goes back to the point about ignoring the daily news cycle that I was making in “The 9pm Edict” podcast.

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Why I hadn’t see that Huawei story two days ago, I don’t know. Possibly because I was busy doing other things.

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“Huawei’s epic PR fail”, writes @AngusGrigg. “We didn’t invite you… and now you should leave.afr.com/technology/hua…va

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@Andrew_Zammit Yes, it deserves a… resurrection. That’s not the best Roman Catholic octopus cartoon I’ve seen, though. Must search later.

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Wait, @Andrew_Zammit, I’ve found the tentacles of the death cult. I think. pic.twitter.com/4cIq2sgr3s

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@deemadigan Yeah, I can see you weeping* there…

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Isn’t the first one the late Janine Haines? twitter.com/ABCmediawatch/…

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Thanks, @deemadigan, some classic Crusader Rabbit stupidity always helps the lunch stay down. twitter.com/deemadigan/sta…

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Oh, @Andrew_Zammit, I didn’t know that the death cult had tentacles. This is the “Mussos under the mattress” thing? twitter.com/Andrew_Zammit/…

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Time to take a brief break from writing. What’s the most stupid thing the Adults have said this morning? Fill me in.

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OK, I am writing now.

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“Dear America, I Saw You Naked. And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent,” from @POLITICOMag politico.com/magazine/story…

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So has Tony punched a wind turbine yet?

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theshrillest masculinity is so… odd. pic.twitter.com/bIa4Tjtv7U

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@mokargas It’s OK. It’ll all feed back into a podcast in a few days’ time.

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@mokargas Oh yes, that too. I’d been trying to purge the idiocy of the halal certification scaremongers from my mind.

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“We need data retention laws NOW NOW NOW NO TIME TO DEBATE NO TIME TO THINK. Implementation? Oh, like, whenever.” twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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@oberonsghost Well that’s how this conversation started, when @TimWattsMP tweeted That Column earlier. It’s his fault.

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America has Truthers for 9/11, the legitimacy of the President, the aliens etc. Australia has Truthers for a small-time drug-runner.

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@gattaca @myrcurial Heh. I’ll go away and do some work now.

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joshgnosis Looks like Malcolm Turnbull is going to have to answer a truther question today. oursay.org/community/askm… pic.twitter.com/eLvlr97XoB

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@mattdasilva @TimWattsMP I’ve not known “raghead” as anything but derogatory, but then that’s just my feelpinion. I’ve done no research.

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@myrcurial Unlike @gattaca, I probably adhere to some sort of Code of Ethics. ;)

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@mattdasilva @TimWattsMP I’ve heard it used affectionately as well as in a derogatory way. It’s all in the tone.

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@mattdasilva @TimWattsMP You’ve not hear that slang term for Muslims before?

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@gattaca Look, you may knock it, but that’s pretty much my business model you’re dissing there.

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You know, @TimWattsMP, I’d be happy to see “Mussos under the mattress” in Hansard. Just sayin’… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Thu plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia, and finish the damn thing; @5at5daily; 1800 interview; quiet evening; errands and meals TBA.

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Margarita890 James McAvoy as pie pic.twitter.com/lTc5H3AmF9

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@JohnBirmingham That probably explains both (a) the reason they don’t fit, and (b) the stains.

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Oh, I’m cited in the Digest of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_…

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Dear Australia, I was up quite early, so some of my more important* and accurate* tweet are things you simply must* scroll back to read.

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@gvandersee Sorry, but I don’t have a lot of time for people who want to interfere with other people’s happiness.

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@gvandersee So which of the two books have you read?

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I should be careful what I say to @TimWattsMP otherwise he’ll quote me in Parliament again.

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@TimWattsMP It’s remarkable just how many kinds of stupid can be put into the one column. Sigh.

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Thank* you, @TimWattsMP, for drawing my attention to yet another reason to loathe humanity.

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@timpoliti Oh there are some very generous listeners to “The 9pm Edict” podcast. I just just need more. Generous or not.

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Gotham3 This is why you must pay your web designer. pic.twitter.com/aaOpIH70W6

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bitcoin_txt I no longer have to subscribe to this bullshit system which was created to take advantage of me at every possible angle, I have a way out

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@timpoliti The right conferences, but generally when the BoFs are on I’m on-deadline for filing stories.

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I wonder whether @susieob actually believes that racist claptrap, or whether she’s just writing to order? Both filth, but which is worse?

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In which someone called @susieob says a lengthy ill-informed rant about the “Chinese” isn’t racist. pic.twitter.com/ahVLvD6qP3

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@timpoliti I’ve been meaning to do a lock-pickking class for ages, but I’m always too busy at conferences.

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Wow, that’s a wheely good view of Sydney you have there, @jeremysear! twitter.com/jeremysear/sta…

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PrivacyMatters The moral dilemma of browser tracking pic.twitter.com/MB9BEecf9D

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@timpoliti This is a new name to me. I shall investigate, thank you.

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@timpoliti Yeah, but it’s troops or data, you’re operating under the (probably not very) watchful eye of the defenders. Right flavour.

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“Reds under the bed” has become “Mussos under the mattress”, it seems. What hyperbolic bullshit. twitter.com/annajhenderson…

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SnarkyPlatypus The wind turbines are halal as well - that’s the real dark truth behind it all.

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@timpoliti It’s the industry term, alas military origins and I work against my thesis. oxforddictionaries.com/definition/eng… Alternatives?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland Pretty much. Eventually, anyway. A shame Barnaby Jack is no longer with us.

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As @jeamland quite rightly points out, “It’s like Uber but for Goodthink.” And it’s called Thync, of course. laughingsquid.com/thync-wearable…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well the real message is down the bottom of the @NiemanLab yarn. Apple’s iAds get through. No-one else’s do.

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“Cities Need Traffic Laws Recognizing Cyclists As The Most Important People On Earth” clickhole.com/r/811tsd pic.twitter.com/8TXdLgXwjc

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You say this like it’s a bad thing..twitter.com/caseyjohnston/…Me

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WombatOnPatrol Wombat Wednesday. A wombat will forget but never forgive. She knows she hates you, just can’t remember why. pic.twitter.com/QnMf6IzfHz

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@johnemcintyre Thank you, yes, your wombat is now fully operational. Please enjoy @WombatOnPatrol!

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The “Christians” claiming that same-sex marriage isn’t “traditional” should read these two. press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same-Sex_…

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“World Begins Another Day At Mercy Of 19-Year-Old Estonian Hacker” onion.com/1QMQNTf pic.twitter.com/zpX4OKGxS8

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@johnemcintyre Your wombat is broken. (Or at least its link is.)

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laureningram Well this is awkward… (Posted on Facebook by a guy I went to primary school with who is gay) pic.twitter.com/AShnVccFsb

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There. Was that good for you? It was good for me.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia this week: “Is cybersecurity moving away from all the military language?” zdnet.com/article/is-cyb…

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Quite a few people seem to have found my @zdnetaustralia column interesting this week, so I shall retweet it again. Here we go.

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“European authorities bust cybercrime gang that hijacked business payments”, writes @lconstantin cio.com/article/293393…

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Peter, please don’t encourage them. Please. Don’t. twitter.com/petercoffee/st…

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The older @RANDCorporation cited by @violetblue: “Markets for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data: Hackers’ Bazaar” rand.org/pubs/research_…

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It took me a while to figure out that the congealed yellow mucus stuff was what Americans imagine mustard to be.

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Dear The America, aren’t there international treaties against this sort of thing? HT @umairh twitter.com/usnews/status/…

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The @RANDCorporation report cited by @violetblue: “The Defender’s Dilemma: Charting a Course Toward Cybersecurity” rand.org/pubs/research_…

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Thu plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia, and finish the damn thing; @5at5daily; 1800 interview; quiet evening; errands and meals TBA.

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I remember when Stingray was like this. youtube.com/watch?v=ZnqFf9…

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“Mass snooping fake mobile towers ‘uncovered in UK’”, reports @BBCNews. That’d be Stingray. bbc.com/news/business-…

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“RAND study: Cyber-defense must change course, or else”, writes @violetblue zdnet.com/article/rand-s…

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“Kaspersky reveals ‘almost invisible’ hacking attack on its systems”, writes @steveranger zdnet.com/article/kasper… Yes, it was Duqu again.

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AlexSteffen Oil companies, as @pricetags says, don’t advertise the way the used to:

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Kaspersky Lab finds Israeli “Duqu” malware in hotels where Iran nuclear talks will be held. upi.com/Top_News/World…

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Thursday. The large metal pot contains everything you need. You’ll just have to assemble it. Yes, it’s meant to smell like that. Thursday.

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