Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 9th, 2016

MatthewBevan NSW Minister whose portfolios would’ve very much benefited from census data. twitter.com/BradHazzard/st…

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Perhaps some sort of testimonial. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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davispg They’d try @TheNTNews however the clacker is currently denying entry ….

HT @stilgherrian twitter.com/TheNTNews/stat…

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SimonThomsen World’s best practice… twitter.com/TopTrendWW/sta…

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TheNTNews DEAR ABS, STICK YOUR CENSUS UP YOUR CLACKER

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jrostant Is it my current age, or my age when I started?

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bengrubb A reader of @theage predicted tonight’s using simple maths theage.com.au/comment/the-ag… via @Asher_Wolf pic.twitter.com/DDKHsk39Ar

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@krissyistormy @IndigenousX @ALS_NSWACT @NITV Gotta admit, though, it’s a classic of the genre. If it were 1947.

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Don’t forget, too, that @ABSCensus tweeted all their “It’s tonight” tweets last night.

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TheNTNews BREAKING: JARRYD HAYNE QUITS GOLD COAST TITANS AFTER ONLY A WEEK TO GO WORK FOR THE ABS TO RESTORE CENSUS WEBSITE

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JazzTwemlow Reports are they’ve oiled the privacy invading brisket pump and the cogs are now back to maximum census

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@joneaves Oh someone else found that and I retweeted it.

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cathywilcox1 Census to the node.

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@krissyistormy @IndigenousX @ALS_NSWACT @NITV Dunno, I was paying attention to other stuff, but there were a goodly few retweets.

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jdub Lots of people talking about ABS hubris tonight. A 4 hour DNS TTL for a major launch is technical hubris of the highest order.

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twistieman As a professional in cloud computing I can honestly say IBM’s $10M price tag for the @ABSCensus seemed far too good to be true.

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Tim_Beshara This Census is just a really expensive way of ensuring that every single household knows the Government is totally incompetent

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StatCan_eng Wishing our friends at the @ABSCensus a happy ! pic.twitter.com/J1CGOnzFSO

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ABSCensus To err is human, to blame it on someone else shows management potential. Census data reveals there are 43,541 General Managers in Australia.

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There’s a lot going on in this photo, Damian. twitter.com/there_being/st…

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@davispg Thank the gods, it was only a glass.

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timverrall The boss of the ABS in the next census….

Have you changed jobs in the last 5 years ✔️

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troyhunt Scale is hard… pic.twitter.com/dFxbe4nbvU

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According to @spreaker there was 167 of you listening to that livestream of “The 9pm Edict”. Are your lives really that empty?

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Well that’s that then. Not the best episode, but probably not the worst.

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@twiddlekins No that’s a pre-recorded thing to play as you drop into the live stream and I forgot to update it.

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Hmmm. I’ve got the audio patching different from how I’d planned, but it should still work. Here we go.

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bengrubb ROFL. This is actually a real thing on the website of the firm that load tested the Census revolutionit.com.au/blocks/homepag… pic.twitter.com/ZHbxaZ2R94

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mumbrella The people who do the census site should have a beer with the people doing the Olympics streaming

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oz_f I really hope China hacked the census website in revenge for Sun Yang

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@jdub Hmmm..@spreakerer does have Skype integration but… Nah, I want to stay at the political level this time. Also, I’m lazy tonight. :)

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@irisherself @kipster003 “Custard duck” was a phrase I was allowed to use in an article to replace the obvious one that got rejected.

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kirstenaiken Keep trying … you might get through! The PM has finished his twitter.com/TurnbullMalcol…

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PointZeroOne I see Incident Management found the login details for the twitter account…. twitter.com/ABSCensus/stat…

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True fact. I’ve already cancelled my original plans for tomorrow. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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@oliyoung @michaelneale Well that’s what I would’ve thought.

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@michaelneale We all love a good train wreck, Michael.

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@jdub Wait, what? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

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skwashd The lights should be turned to red to indicate that the @ABSCensus site is down. twitter.com/7NewsMelbourne…

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chrisjoregan If only there was some way of using numbers to calculate how many people would need to use a given thing at a given time

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zyzzyvamedia If someone dies of boredom waiting for the site to load, should they still be counted?

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feed_the_chooks Bread

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Isn’t stress testing to 1.5x average expected load a little, well, low? Isn’t it spikey and full of F5 refreshes? twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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AtomicMPC “This boat is unsinkable!” twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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So @GreenJ is part of the conspiracy. Also, I agree that Numberforce should be one word. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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AtomicMPC Somewhere, in the bowels of Australian Number Force… pic.twitter.com/4ycD6B1BHa

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This is a complete custard duck.

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cowspanker Hey @IBM can we have our $10 million back?
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jpwarren @ssharwood Mr Kalisch will get that practice fronting the media he so clearly needs.

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burgotastic So, how long’s it supposed to sit here? 20 minutes so far pic.twitter.com/rqXBijp1dg

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bengrubb The Australian federal government paid at least $54,000 to Revolution IT to perform load testing on the Census site twitter.com/Asher_Wolf/sta…

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And we all thought denial was a river in Egypt… twitter.com/conradhc/statu…

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conradhc “Smoothly as expected.” pic.twitter.com/H8BIzjQuTt

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josefajardo also … credit where credits due … thank IBM for the Census data capacity issues … pic.twitter.com/mnxPo8sRsP

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jturner_ibrs CISO “Is it ABS?”
Me “no I think IBM’s running the site”
CISO “<laughter>oh no, that’s going to crash”
- earlier today

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michaelneale You can send all your census data to me and I will type it in next week.

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Tarale OH THIS IS REALLY GOOD pic.twitter.com/UvXExx3gLz

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ssharwood @jpwarren tracert has it hanging at nxg.net.au

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TheDanBarrett I really hope that the person responsible for the IT infrastructure gets a raise tomorrow. They’ve done great work tonight.

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I have a discount code for SurveyMonkey if anyone at @ABSCensus needs it?

(I don’t really, I’m just making a bad joke.)

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I went for the upgrade. Fixes all those load balancer problems. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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norton_tim Anyone got anything higher than a 102? I’m calling 102… 102… anyone got an advance on 102…? twitter.com/kinnasurprise/…

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snurb_dot_info Twitter polls, surely. RT @stilgherrian: Maybe the whole Census should’ve been done with Google Docs.

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Oh no, it’s OK everyone. There’s a stream11 too, and it’s also failing. twitter.com/norton_tim/sta…

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davispg The IBM Java Stream thing seems to be scaling well*

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@dobes I know how to fix things.

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Maybe the whole Census should’ve been done with Google Docs.

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@dobes Imaging how good kebabs would be if we had a proper NBN.

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Wait, is EVERYBODY connecting to stream10? twitter.com/will_ock/statu…

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Putting my nuts in a bowl.

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infinitereality Ok I’ve been trying to get on your server for two hours I give up pic.twitter.com/tBiYBmRga9

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Pollytics A guy being an expert on ABS security when last month he was all “blockchain for e-voting!”. Some children should be seen and not heard

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savedaeshgoats2 @stilgherrian @FionaPattenMLC Have you gone to check? I thought you said you knew? Mmmmm 😂

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savedaeshgoats2 @stilgherrian @FionaPattenMLC I won’t be apologizing for not excepting Politicians trying to bully Sheeple into undemocratic processes 😏

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I’m not going to be paying you much attention from here on in ‘cos I need to focus on my prep.

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Coming up at 2100 AEST, “The 9pm Edict” Census Night Special LIVE. stilgherrian.com/edict/live5/ or on @spreaker pic.twitter.com/BMMafZ2ddB

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Histreepix Priest tries to exorcise a possessed Fokker aircraft (r.), 1912. pic.twitter.com/URnLJ35xKm

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@savedaeshgoats2 @FionaPattenMLC If I may be blunt, I can remember way longer than the time you seem to have put into bothering to find out.

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It’s like one of those carnival tents where all the little ducks trundle past and you shoot them with an air rifle. twitter.com/billnelson/sta…

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Picketer So @historyben, who in case of truth in advertising is actually a historian, is tweeting Trove history of census panics & you should go look

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@FionaPattenMLC @savedaeshgoats2 Yes, Census workers have tried to cover homeless people for as long as I can remember.

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zirkont that’s a bit personal isn’t it? pic.twitter.com/1k54iTpUft

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msdwrites @stilgherrian @SamAntixMusic @ABSCensus
Lady: Oh, our data is totally secure.
Gentleman: Madam, I feel you have been woefully misinformed.

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OMG! A power level of 30 nanoseconds, and that’s indoors? THIS IS WORSE THAN HAARP. twitter.com/daviottenheime…

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@Asher_Wolf @JuliusFlywheel @Colvinius By which I mean, that’s a good thing, given MobileIron’s architecture.

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This podcast is less than four hours away. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@JuliusFlywheel @Colvinius @Asher_Wolf To scan the bar code, surely? To log which forms are collected, and which homes to return to.

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amworldtodaypm The ABS insists tonight’s census is “all going very well” despite some senators refusing to give personal details. pic.twitter.com/WCq2Kpct5y

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OAICgov The transcript of Australian Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim’s @RadioNational interview is now live ab.co/2aIiba1

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simonblackwell I’ve been to this service station. pic.twitter.com/YPqD8KxSCy

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Pollytics Bruce Ruxton didn’t die in 17 world wars to let a handful of wonks know that he doesn’t do his dishes twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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How many layers of approval did this @ABSCensus stock image go through without anyone questioning its narrative? pic.twitter.com/clwuPzo1rR

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James_Jeffrey “Quick, choose a pic that says the public isn’t suspicious of the census.”
“I’ve got this covered.” twitter.com/amworldtodaypm…

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@elle_franks @DDsD You’re asking me? Well, I figure that with most such things it’s all talk and no action.

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THANK YOU YES ALL THE NAME JOKES HAVE NOW BEEN DONE PLEASE STOP.

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OK, OK, the immediate consensus is MOAR WHINE. Or perhaps “Anything with a name”.

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What’s an appropriate drink for whinging about the Census?

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VS_ I have a contrary view: has raised the issue of gov’t overreach far better than expected. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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hughstephens Surely it’s a bit premature to make this claim pic.twitter.com/VSgaPJWqZP

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jojojakob look we don’t like to call it data mining, it’s more like data fracking

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AtomicMPC This looks like the title card for the worst sitcom ever. twitter.com/DailyLifeAu/st…

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I say, doesn’t exactly score well in today’s Essential poll. essentialvision.com.au/the-census pic.twitter.com/rueBZXBPGG

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EmperorNorton I was told not to show my wiener on social media, so here is my kielbasa. pic.twitter.com/F7ZOgoukfq

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AustinHunt Accidental Censorship Of Olympic Divers Makes Them All Look Like Porn Stars buzzfeed.com/mjs538/porn-th… pic.twitter.com/1IU7T4OlLI

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I may even remember to hashtag my tweets but, you know, maybe not. Anyway, it’s in a little under six hours.

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Actually, I don’t have any Modest Proposals yet. I’m just going to pour a drink and see what comes out of my mouth. Hopefully not my lunch.

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Exactly this. I have a few Modest Proposals for what I can do with th… what they should do with this datatwitter.com/OaaSvc/status/…OC

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The podcast pre-production is also thisisfine because I’ve just been sleeping for four hours instead of preparing. This is fine.

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kels_316 <this is fine dot gif> twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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“The 9pm Edict” will be streamed live via @spreaker and at stilgherrian.com from 2100 AEST, no matter how shit I feel.

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Tonight in “The 9pm Edict” live I’ll go through the Census questions and tell you what Australia should do with your answers.

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End of nap time.

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LiamPomfret Census field officers have legal right to enter homes. ABS appointed a convicted armed robber as one. twitter.com/LiamPomfret/st…

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ianfarrington “I’ve finished the poster.”
“Are you sure the wording is okay?”
“Sure. No one will misinterpret it.” pic.twitter.com/bFIZCfzSIq

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dobes Never 5get twitter.com/History_Pics/s…

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RNBreakfast Iranian men are campaigning to make the hijab optional, not compulsory - by wearing them. abc.net.au/radionational/… pic.twitter.com/39AaF0m8jU

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thegrugq_ebooks oh sure, but the lack of brown sauce is disconcerting

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EconoGarry @stilgherrian I’m devastated that no one has started a campaign for everyone to give their name as Census McCensusface.

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@jonoabroad @GreenJ I just tell the first-year journalism students they’re all going to be replaced by robots anyway.

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The post has arrived and I now have my upgraded Census interface. pic.twitter.com/fLwlSzDqSX

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@munin I am too busy laughing to research any further.

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rwsteele67 Completed census online. Received error message. Can’t submit, can’t save, can’t contact help line. All data lost

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Normally I don’t hop onto the -fail hashtag bandwagons, but is such a train wreck that it’s impossible for me not to.

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@NewtonMark He was founding boss of the AFP High-Tech Crime Unit, is that what you’re thinking of?

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Steve_Dalby If you want really bad security, just put a Govt agency onto it. twitter.com/denhamsadler/s…

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“Alastair MacGibbon [@macgibbon] out to fix Australia’s broken cybersecurity model”, writes @achanthadavong zdnet.com/article/alista…

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franksting Maybe the ABS should talk with the DTO? twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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“The 9pm Edict” will be streamed live via @spreaker and at stilgherrian.com from 2100 AEST, no matter how shit I feel.

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In tonight’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” I’ll go through the Census questions and tell you what Australia should do with your answers.

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Tue plan: @abcgippsland re Census (done); urgent administrivia; nap; podcast pre-production; 2100 “The 9pm Edict” livestream; collapse.

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marcuskelson what was I saying only hours ago?? twitter.com/Slate/status/7…

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lucethoughts Impressively, Eddie Obeid is listed to appear in three different courtrooms on three different criminal and civil matters this morning.

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@zackwhittaker @rhhackett Now I’m even more curious to see where this one goes.

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@trevorlong Thanks, Trevor. Since then my views have shifted to this being a massive consultation and PR problem than anything else. I hope.

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“Oracle’s Data Breach May Explain Spate of Retail Hacks”, writes @rhhackett fortune.com/2016/08/08/ora…

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“Yaniv Erlich shows how research participants can be identified from ‘anonymous’ DNA” nature.com/news/privacy-p… HT @Steve_Lockstep

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@trevorlong Heh. I’ve certainly got concerns, but I think a lot of the problems are being overstated. YMMV.

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jonkudelka Census Sensibility, today’s cartoon in the @australian kudelka.com.au/2016/08/census… pic.twitter.com/WAx8zX7UUv

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This is why we can’t have nice things. twitter.com/trevorlong/sta…

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@YouTellJokes They can open your bank statements and do the same.

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@YouTellJokes “Secure” is never a yes/no thing.

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@paulsbootique @abcgippsland I generally post my radio spots on my own website.

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@YouTellJokes More from the Census and their more frequent surveys. The ABS website explains how it all works. I won’t tweet all that.

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thegrugq_ebooks WhatsApp is not a winning strategy.

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@_AmyGray_ @R_Chirgwin Ah, Amy, we could spend the entire day agreeing with each other! :)

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jonathonio far out I can’t believe the ABS is going to doxx the entire country

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@R_Chirgwin @_AmyGray_ The public now expects better answers than “We’re the government, she’ll be right.”

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@R_Chirgwin @_AmyGray_ Indeed. My view is that ABS has failed to notice the public slowly learning about privacy and data breaches.

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@_AmyGray_ @ABSCensus Listening to the messages @abcgippsland is getting, and watching tweets, there’s SO much confusion.

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@_AmyGray_ @abcgippsland Oh yes that too. A nation’s politics can flip fast. ABS legislation could be changed to open up data quick enough.

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@_AmyGray_ @ABSCensus @abcgippsland We are very much on the same page here. Some of the more paranoid claims haven’t helped though IMO.

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@YouTellJokes Well yes the whole point of the ABS is to create statistics. That’s not the same as sharing individual records.

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@max_au @Steve_Lockstep @Asher_Wolf That’s right, and they only go to researchers who’ve signed for them, as it were. Obviously not perfect.

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Ad like @_AmyGray_ I do think that @ABSCensus’ messaging has been terrible. Shoddy, even. @abcgippsland

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I agree with @_AmyGray_’s point that our rights here are about preventing abuse by our governments. @abcgippsland

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I’m being followed by @_AmyGray_ on @abcgippsland and she’s making a lot of sense. I recorded that bit too.

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@roisin6 I’m generally avoiding talking about “need”.

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This radio spot is coming up momentarily. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@YouTellJokes This is not an explanation of “why”, and I don’t think there’s a “need”.

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@YouTellJokes Part of my point is that “the government” isn’t a monolith. Data is still not shared out of ABS.

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@davispg Then I wonder why we haven’t been hearing any.

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Well this issue really does need to be investigated, yes. twitter.com/Epigrammist/st…

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Has anyone heard ANY example of good results from Census name mapping used in the media, apart from the Aboriginal life expectancy one?

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@riskybusiness It’s not the worst I’ve done this week. And it’s only Tuesday.

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LordofWentworth Right wing terrorist arrested. In completely unrelated news, LNP politician addresses “Reclaim Australia” rally pic.twitter.com/FmnOxZ7f5D

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I’m talking about the Census, privacy and security on @abcgippsland at 0910 AEST. Listening is at abc.net.au/gippsland or on ABC apps.

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“What you should and shouldn’t worry about when you complete today’s census”, writes @troyhunt troyhunt.com/what-you-shoul…

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“Watch out for that rabbit poo.” Sentences like that are the reason I listen to @amworldtodaypm.

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@twiddlekins You would have to ask someone else about this.

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“The 9pm Edict” will be streamed live via @spreaker and at stilgherrian.com from 2100 AEST, no matter how shit I feel.

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In tonight’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” I’ll go through the Census questions and tell you what Australia should do with your answers.

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Tue plan, draft: 0910 @abcgippsland re Census; urgent administrivia; nap; podcast pre-production; 2100 “The 9pm Edict” livestream; collapse.

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brayshawjb Breaking: @ABSCensus reveals it will mine data from the to find a better PR firm.

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This is my second start to Tuesday, but the first wasn’t my idea. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tuesday. Roll it up into a tight ball and throw it across the room. Tuesday.

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What height are we dropping him from? twitter.com/johnmcternan/s…

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Anyway, this building caught fire the other day, so obviously it’s something it likes to do.

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I was trying to sleep, but once more my slumbers have been disrupted by buildings catching fire.

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Things just catch fire sometimes. Again. pic.twitter.com/H5C5JFpbeZ

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