Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 4th, 2019

@DavidFeng @dobes @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Oh that last one is about the dangers of the Chinese Communist government.

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@dobes @NewtonMark I think @SnarkyPlatypus and @DavidFeng would also like this scary, scary video.

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@dobes Actually no, THIS is the one to watch. youtube.com/watch?v=aQB9uP… THE RUNWAYS ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE THE AIR FORCE HAS. Ping @NewtonMark.

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@dobes I could have sworn I tweeted about it ages ago, but he’s been running 15-second ads for weeks and weeks, on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vq

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@dobes It’s hard to know where to begin, what with such a display of manflesh!

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Still so fuckin’ cranky but I said I wouldn’t talk about it any more today so now I’m even crankier.

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@dobes @drearyclocks @dvcotton That’s quite lovely. It’s time all this Norman infiltration was decolonised out of our language.

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@munin Indeed, and I’m proud to say that an Australian company is at the forefront of exactly that!

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Oh great. Why not just chain them to the front fence? twitter.com/thewireradio/s…

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andrewdotnich You just haven’t got to know th-

I’ll see myself out. twitter.com/anndeejam/stat…

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@NewtonMark @kels_316 @johnb78 The Soviets tried it too, during the Cold War, but ran into problems. pic.twitter.com/AX2A7wqm91

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@NewtonMark @kels_316 @johnb78 They have sandworm kits for the submarines.

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@kels_316 @johnb78 @NewtonMark The Taliban are fuckin’ cunning, you know.

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@johnb78 @NewtonMark I was waiting for someone to pick up on that.

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“Full fibre the least faulty NBN technology,” writes @dobes, bravely. “Fibre-to-the-node and HFC lead the way in co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Id

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@franksting Or you could save over $1000 by not buying one at all.

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heldavidson savage caption @AmyRemeikis @mpbowers pic.twitter.com/Jo3eZayRK2

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Akitron Sorry at the where twitter.com/deadspin/statu…

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@oberonsghost I assume that you are going to editationalise it out of existification?

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@jpwarren @andrewdotnich Yes. You might consider catching @Caltrain back to San Jose and hiding in a winery for a couple months.

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@jpwarren @andrewdotnich Right now, for example, I regret finding the Josh Frydenberg photograph people have been talking about today.

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@jpwarren @andrewdotnich I don’t know this video, and I am quite happy with that.

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textfiles ANNOUNCING THE MYSPACE MUSIC DRAGON HOARD, a 450,000 song collection of mp3s from 2008-2010 on MySpace, gathered be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fe

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@andrewdotnich So, I kinda want to laugh, but I know I shouldn’t.

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rohan_p Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has launched its statutory review of the data retention..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…De

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best_in_dumbest You can’t spell
“Infatuation”
without “Fat” pic.twitter.com/hEujZARIT2

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So this story on the Christchurch shooter ends with the sentence: “He used money he made from Bitconnect, a cryptoc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BK

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“ASIO eyes Microsoft Azure for phase one of tech transformation,” perhaps with a view to charging it with terrorist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RW

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@jeamland It’s bullshit all the way down.

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Hey @jpwarren this might inspire a new range of stickers. twitter.com/Cliff_Songs/st…

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@oberonsghost My day is less stressful (my schedule was changed) but far more annoying that I’d expected.

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@llament @rohan_p @dobes Like so many laws, it’s not about where a company is headquartered but where they’re doing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D9

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Still very annoyed.

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verbaliza One of the final things said in this final was Morrison using the phrase “whipping it out”.

Let it end soon

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@oberonsghost Just delete everything except Table 5 then.

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CanberraCamper “I’ve seen some truly dreadful people come through here,” says Christopher Pyne, giving his valedictory.

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“Labor promises ‘human eye to oversee automation if elected: The party wants to avoid ‘robo-debt’ round two” by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w5

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nehadk Is “ANZAC Eve” when war vets break into your house for some milk and biscuits cause Vet Affairs doesn’t care? twitter.com/richmond_fc/st…

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erinrileyau So not only was it a bad concept and poorly executed, but it was also copied? twitter.com/grhutchens/sta…

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@rohan_p @dobes Seriously, all this talk of “abhorrent violent material” and “abhorrent violent conduct” is making..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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Um, except I’ll add that @rohan_p has written a FAQ. And @dobes’ thing is also good. zdnet.com/article/austra… (I hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ln

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ANNOUNCEMENT: No more comments from me today about the Criminal Code Amendment (Unlawful Showing of Abhorrent Viol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JL

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@developerjack Seriously, it is EXACTLY the same problem as dealing with child abuse material, which is something c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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@developerjack I have never said it’s good legislation, because it’s not. And this whole OMFG IT WILL CRIPPLE SMEs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gG

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@developerjack I am almost certain that if a company just sat down and thought about what they’d need to do to comp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2v

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@developerjack Diddums. Small businesses are always whinging about the cost of compliance. And, really, how much “a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ch

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@paulwiggins @beneltham @jpwarren @dobes @bigyahu Yeas, do resist that. :) But correct, the cutout for journalism i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZH

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@developerjack It’s not up to the lawmakers to sort out a company’s internal processes. The law needs to be technol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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@developerjack So it would be fair to say that the process isn’t expeditious. The companies *choose* to be slow bec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zq

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@developerjack This really is “just” being told “Hey there’s a live stream of someone torturing a captive” and a co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…by

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@developerjack It’s not “every piece of content”, it’s content they’re notified about. And the censorship angle is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8e

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@daveidfx @munin Nice whataboutism there. :) Also, true.

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@developerjack It’s the kind of judgement call every broadcaster makes every day when deciding whether to dump a ta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zs

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dobes @jpwarren @stilgherrian @bigyahu I’m still curious about Australia’s murder streaming businesses, and how many jobs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yc

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@developerjack Bah. If a streaming company can respond to a link fault in minutes then they can do the same for a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fQ

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@oberonsghost @midsomerplots I’ve blipped up quite a bit lately. And I do feel like murdering people.

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PRO TIP: If you see a “tech leader” expressing concerns about new legislation, ignore them. It’s more than likely t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5b

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@developerjack @ScottMorrisonMP There is no legislated 60 minutes response time. There is no specific response time..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G8

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johnb78 This is an excellent thread. The tech industry are, with a very few exceptions, as dumb and ignorant as boomers sc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vv

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@jpwarren @bigyahu @dobes That I agree with, 1000%. But that’s no excuse for all the screeching from people who cle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7y

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@jpwarren This makes me less cranky but, you know, Mountain View.

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@noreasonspec And what happened when they heard about the quarterly BAS? ;)

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@jpwarren @bigyahu There are worries, yes, but @dobes actually read the legislation and most of the startup petal-w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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@jpwarren I see @bigyahu is yet another person doing the headless chicken thing. I have a different view. (Scroll d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pi

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@ScottRhodie @servantofchaos @scottfarkas I have a different view. (Scroll down a bit to where I realise it’s not a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ef

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@noreasonspec “Startups” are delicate little petals who imagine they can operate outside everyone else’s responsibi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I0

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@noreasonspec Oh, and look! The explanatory memorandum has some guidelines on the factors the Federal Court might c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…po

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@noreasonspec Yeah that’s hilarious. Shopify will already have procedures for taking down shopkeepers who are selli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gt

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@noreasonspec Also, the “who” in a company is a furphy. Who in the company is generally responsible for dealing wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6i

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@noreasonspec I imagine that there’s a TON of case law about what “expeditiously” means in various circumstances, b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qg

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@noreasonspec On this tweet in particular, my response is “What’s so effing special about the ‘tech sector’ that th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ej

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@noreasonspec My earlier thread which I’ve unravelled at threadreaderapp.com/thread/1113588… summarises my views, though it sta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jy

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dobes Some pretty wild question on notice in the Senate pic.twitter.com/tyIZD536xt

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Is is just me, or is today really, really stupid?

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normative LoL. Gosh, COULD it be? twitter.com/bradheath/stat…

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@JustJimWillDo Or any other processed meat products. I’m not fussy.

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Wait, what? “Globalisation”? twitter.com/business/statu…

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@fred_bear As long as he’s shirtless, yes.

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abuaardvark Siri, show me everything that’s wrong with American foreign policy debate twitter.com/fareedzakaria/…

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To be fair, I would like to watch the Prime Minister doing all manner of things.

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I would like to watch the Prime Minister eat 192 sausages. twitter.com/ramklar/status…

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Why? The “perpetual present” of journalism as @BernardKeane puts it, ignorance, and general screechiness.

Attn:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1N

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@NewtonMark Maybe he’s finally realised that photos of politicians eating things never go well. pic.twitter.com/m1vqGy9Wsa

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I have just seen the phrase “customer centricity” and I want to cry.

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Thu plan, complete change because tomorrow has changed: Slow start (sort of done); clear the desk of annoying loose..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7A

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Background: How they moderate content.

theverge.com/2019/2/25/1822… (2019)

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Attn: @NewtonMark @Matt_Phipps.

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“It’s glad to email you again.” pic.twitter.com/ayWDds3gHy

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davidadonaldson Time to shut down LinkedIn pic.twitter.com/WCbhB3ErRk

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Meanwhile, back at the crime scene that is the world’s best* content moderation factory… twitter.com/jaredlholt/sta…

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So true. I mean the “gets shit done” bit. I’ve never seen @evacide angry. Well actually, I’ve only met her the once..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dy

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(Issues such as the legislation not being available for comment before it was voted on, or whether it’s well-drafte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fb

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@AusRob Nah that’s bullshit. People can choose to take the time to read it before their hot takes. It’s down to them.

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The actual legislation and explanatory memorandum are over here if anyone should want to, you, know, read it. parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc…

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@AusRob That’s a separate issue. And the most important one here. I am busy ranting about stupid people.

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“DRW say it could curtail the reporting of human rights abuses”? No, it would not. Here’s why… twitter.com/arielbogle/sta…

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Also “knee-jerk” and “flawed”, the backlash again the laws.

(This is not a criticism of @arielbogle’s as-always ex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ha

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Now, if someone could explain to me why Shopify (Shopify!) would suffer because its shopkeepers can’t live-stream a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0j

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But rather than find out what’s actually in the new legislation, tech companies and those precious little petals wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wg

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The sector Codes of Practice every broadcaster agrees to under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, or the ABC Act,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pv

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I see that @dobes’ yarn also quotes some muppet Senator having a whinge that broadcasters aren’t included in this n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wo

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(I am still tagging this even though it’s nothing to do with the Assistance and Access Act because I want t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f0

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Then we have comments like this, “You cant report the news”, when the Act specifically relates to the material crea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kr

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Such companies should already have procedures in place to deal with child abuse material, so it’s really just an extension of that.

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Hosting and content providers already have an obligation to prevent streaming of, or remove content that is, child..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2u

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I have just realised this tweet is about the Criminal Code Amendment (Unlawful Showing of Abhorrent Violent Materia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o6

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“Australia’s abhorrent video streaming legislation rammed through Senate: The eSafety Commissioner given notice pow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gb

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dobes Come for me actually reading the Bill, stay for Lib Dem stupidity. twitter.com/ZDNet/status/1…

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MaxBoot Why lie?? This truly makes no sense. twitter.com/brianstelter/s…

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@dobes @rohan_p @ashabeeeee What does this word salad even mean?

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dobes honestly, who did? twitter.com/TomMcIlroy/sta…

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WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE AS IF YOU DON’T ALREADY HAVE TOO MUCH INDULGENT BULLSHIT IN YOUR LIFE FFS. twitter.com/TheView/status…

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RadioFreeTom Take your time. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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Maybe if I pay attention to Estimates it’ll cheer me u… oh. twitter.com/lanesainty/sta…

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Goddammit I said “finally” and I’m still fuming at the stupidity of it all and now I’ll have to shut up. I hate eve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sh

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And finally in this whinge, where we’re up to:
“Duelling ghosts battle over encryption laws in a dying Parliament”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0q

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See also:
“Australia’s encryption laws will fall foul of differing definitions” zdnet.com/article/austra…
“Australia’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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None of this should be read as a defence of the law. I’m just whinging about people opining about stuff they haven’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7r

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It’s also amusing* that Lemieux’s tweet says “‘if” the law passes. The Assistance & Access Act was passed on 6 Dece..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uy

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I know some people choke at reading 1200 whole words, some of them long, but we spent some time putting some facts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Al

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What fascinates* me about comments like this is that the Assistance & Access Act has nothing to do with where the h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vs

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@DavidParis @jonkudelka To be fair, we all probably need a lie-down anyway this week.

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Except for this bit. This is possibly truer than the first bit, though of course that is truer than everything else..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e9

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Never a truer thing has been said. This whole thread, really. twitter.com/Oniropolis/sta…

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@DavidParis I know, it came as a shock to me too.

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GreenJ idiotocracy latest … twitter.com/thehill/status…

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RadioFreeTom *sets his watch* twitter.com/ScottMStedman/…

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RadioNational Women experts and commentators are underrepresented in the media A report has found the ABC and Herald Sun are amon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gX

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patstokes @mathaiaus Without an airline lounge he is effectively an outlaw. He will live by his wits, for a time, among the n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hP

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mathaiaus People will say “yeah big deal” but you have to understand that Anglos love airline lounges as much as they love th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pf

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daraobriain This is the Ma the world needs now. twitter.com/katielenihan_/…

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MrTimCallanan Google Earth has updated its 3D maps of Sydney so you can now see the looks of abject disappointment on the faces o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wU

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SnarkyPlatypus Speed dating together with the type of people who would do this is a very heady mix twitter.com/SuperCroup/sta…

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cjjosh Love this: fron @James_Jeffrey: DepPM Michael McCormack, who spoke with the air of a man who’s just seen his first..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y4

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Thu plan, draft: Slow start, unfortunately; errand, Leura; edit that paper I wrote for an as-yet-unnamed American o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dD

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I haven’t seen these alerts that @NGruen1 is seeing, but to me they look more like a phishing attempt because they’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zu

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benpobjie Just for ONCE, people, how about we give markets a CHANCE? Just for a CHANGE, huh? Just give markets a goddamn CHAN..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bY

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@dmeeze Maybe, though there’s also the fact that the web version rounds off the time. Badly. pic.twitter.com/y223dvqkoK

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cjjosh Is someone on Shredder Watch in Parl Hse today & tomorrow. I’m also keen to know of requests for moving boxes. Thank you

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It’s a grey a dribbly day in the Blue Mountains today. pic.twitter.com/rBczV727Fi

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glengyron Genius: Bill Shorten will give his entire budget reply speech as Luigi the lovable Italian plumber.

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@JustJimWillDo I got engrossed in a video, y’see. But I think I’m over it now.

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Thursday. Whatever happens, don’t let it happen. Thursday.

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