Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 29th, 2020

HappySinger Ok, I’ve already seen the word “waifu” used to refer to Kim Yo-jong. 2020 is an elaborate practical joke.

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NewtonMark The Insurance Council would just like everyone to know that insurers might be suing tenants to cover landlord losse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lb

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JimMFelton Boris Johnson using the birth of his child to get out of PMQs. Laugh it up buddy, you can only use that excuse 3-4 more times this year.

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I understand via the news from London that Boris Johnson is about to become a different kind of cunt.

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dan_egg hi @NicolaSturgeon i’m not sure this is helping much?? pic.twitter.com/m1XlKBBLpy

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Australia’s internet future! The government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) suggests driving to where you can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xd

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jeongminnkim This evening on North Korean TV: an animation on a child with cavities experiencing DPRK healthcare system

(Left:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6I

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Sophiemcneill The Chinese consul general was part of Twiggy’s press conference in Perth a few weeks ago too. This kind of appeara..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dp

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realdanlyons If they do find a cure for COVID-19 they should name it after Obama. That way MAGA people won’t take it. pic.twitter.com/wPlITAVYQg

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AmberD1116 A tribute to Trump sculpted out of pure horse shit… pic.twitter.com/wCAgUDa3lo

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ICYMI I did another terrible podcast last night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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EdConwaySky I was hesitating to post this chart, so depressing is it.
The lines here represent excess deaths.
No other major Eu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xs

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For some reason I am really tired this evening. :(

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@DavidFeng I think they’re a generic blue and grey inside.

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@DavidFeng I’m not sure what I’ll call these new trains.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is why historians now refer to Europe’s Age of Exploration (and Colonisation) not Discovery.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I guess to keep being modern and vibrant we need to shoot more Gweagal people? Because that doesn’t sound good at all.

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And I’ll end it there ‘cos I have to listen to something else. Rock on DFAT, or something.

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Marco_Langbroek Don’t let this guy colonize Mars. He’d happily let pandemics go interplanetary. twitter.com/elonmusk/statu…

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I haven’t been tweeting the last few bits because it’s a kinda down in the organisational weeds and hard to summari..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CG

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@MsLods In broadcast radio and TV you often hear people making, um, frank admissions as they talk down the line bef..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X7

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Next up is Samantha Dickinson @sgdickinson on the regular institutional dialogues and what happens next.

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Nope, can’t find a matching document for this.

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Next up is @BartHoogeveen, who owns up to the 7-month-old baby. He’s looking at the norms implementation in Indo-Pa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7H

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@harrisony Yep, DFAT is recording their end. I also have an audio recording.

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Now DFAT’s Briony Daley Whitworth is running through a proposal to survey nations on their implementation of all th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0v

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Interesting idea, missed where it came from, but something like the Cold War US-USSR “Hotline” could be a good conf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…68

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@MsLods I’ve never understood why organisations continue to use a system they know is bad when there’s so many newe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aR

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Slightly related: My “Blaming Russia for NotPetya was coordinated diplomatic action” (12 Apr 2018) zdnet.com/article/blamin…

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Ah! Attribution of cyber attacks. There’s a bunch on this in the written submissions. Australia wants to be transpa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8M

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Something I didn’t know: International Humanitarian Law (IHL) only applies in armed conflict situations. So there’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JZ

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Australia is in the first group. We think (my paraphrase) that a treaty-type UN negotiation would take a bunch of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EG

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Weaver says there’s two groups of nations in the UN cyber negotiations. One thinks that existing international law..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4d

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Red Cross Red Crescent and the Czech Republic are both pushing for a specific norm about not attacking hospitals an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tB

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Weaver reminds us that Australia has been open about the fact that we have offensive cyber tools, and that we use t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n6

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Weaver: The problem is not a lack of norms or of [international] law, but a lack of implementation and of adherence..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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Hinojosa: “Sometimes it is very difficult for these processes to be separate… As there are governmental CERTs as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MR

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Our host and UN negotiator Johanna Weaver says this information exchange needs to be kept separate from the UN proc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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Hinojosa has been emphasising the importance of awareness of the Norms and of capacity-building in cybersecurity. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gE

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@BartHoogeveen Hahaha I forgot to take a screenshot.

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@misosusanowa It’s OK, I know it’s not your fault.

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@cxxix Interesting theory. I don’t know whether anyone has been attributing the attack, even at the rumour level, ‘..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z3

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Pablo Hinojosa from APNIC is up now. Having been to a few APNIC meetings, I’m finding it interesting that DFAT is i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KG

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The deep-breathing person also has the snuffles [snorts back some snot] and someone else is mixing drinks or something.

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@fryan Look, Fergus, this is a topical reference. I am the zeitgeist.

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The @AusAmbCyber @TFeakin is doing his welcome from the office, as someone on an unmuted microphone is breathing he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F4

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At least 10 microphones still open. Of course someone is slurping.

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Some 40 participants. I recognise some of the IT governance community, national security analysts, DFAT people, etc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JF

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We’re beginning. Here’s the agenda. We’re watching the two little videos from this page here, which explain what th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2C

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Monday’s yarn has some of the background to all this, and links back to previous stuff. I find it interesting that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lu

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Shortly I’ll be Webexing (sigh) into DFAT’s meeting on “Responsible state behaviour in cyberspace in the context of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Im

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“Defence-commissioned report warned of Australia’s weaknesses in crises year before COVID-19 hit” themandarin.com.au/132047-defence…

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TheOnion Man Prefers Comic Books That Don’t Insert Politics Into Stories About Government-Engineered Agents Of War..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LQ

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I can’t read any more of this. My brain is starting to melt.

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Here’s another variation: We commend the Australian government for conducting this public consultation and for prov..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OG

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We hope the responses provide a helpful contribution in advancing our shared objective.

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(You can churn out pages and pages of this stuff without saying anything concrete or committing to any action whatsoever. It’s wonderful.)

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We trust that during the current discussions we will be able to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the key s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0H

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It is essential to facilitate the development of new relationships and partnerships.

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In recent years digital technology has transformed the sector.

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Clearly, we need to consider the broader context.

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While noting the work done by YourOrg in previous iterations of these discussions, OurOrg has observed the importan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bT

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While the discussions between X, Y, and Z have shaped the conversation so far, providing many valuable viewpoints,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v2

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OurOrg thanks YouOrg for its comprehensive work on this vital subject and welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing dialog.

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Pro Tip: An Executive Summary that goes for four pages is not an Executive Summary.

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@spottytwit @abcnews I know it’s not the same world any more, but in 1918 Australia congratulated itself for having..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NL

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kathbarbadoro cant stop thinking about this pic.twitter.com/05i82PZ6lL

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stilgherrian Did we ever get an answer to this? twitter.com/HartWexford/st…

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GordyPls Do you know and hate someone in iso with three kids? Do you know one of the kids email addresses? Do I have an idea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xS

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@NewtonMark More 747 freighters should be converted to airboats.

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“Former Nova exec Jay Walkerden launches podcast business with titles including Corona Crazy and Bro Chat”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o2

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As expected, Coles and Woolworths are pulling the dodgy “health” magazine.

“Coles and Woolworths to pull magazine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dz

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best_in_dumbest Let’s put the “Semen”
in “Bemusement” pic.twitter.com/w3JscEZssH

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Were Australian lockdowns worth it?” pca.st/yave8vx9

I’m not su..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vj

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@RichardTuffin @7ampodcast They are. @7ampodcast is a must-listen for me. I dropped the whole follow the hourly new..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ka

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The generation ‘done over’ by coronavirus” pca.st/bbh5r170

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“Angus Taylor makes distinction between ‘downloading’ and ‘accessing’ document in Clover Moore attack” theguardian.com/australia-news…

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coldsnacks “Siri, show me extortion” twitter.com/PhillipCoorey/…

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paulkidd The federal government is going to use $13 billion of your money to bribe private schools into restarting classes i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8c

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@PeteDotAscian @AnnCavoukian Moot question. We’re not in an “everyone is wearing masks” situation. (Well, not in Au..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l4

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I can. I can believe it quite easily. Tech bros have no clue, and there’s plenty in our own government in Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x9

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AnnCavoukian I cannot believe that anyone would seriously consider using Clearview AI for CoVid tracking! twitter.com/jhengstler/sta…

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GrogsGamut So a “legal counsel for Amazon based in Luxembourg” is worried about paying tax. Oh dear.

Coronavirus pandemic le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V1

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@jpwarren Yes. @Bad_Data_ seems to have gone quiet, as have other tweeted attempts.

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Zoom has gone from a maximum 10 million meeting participants a day in 2019 to more than 300 million now, per a medi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u1

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@HamishMack @jpwarren I haver absolutely no idea what’s going on.

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@jpwarren I’ve probably asked this before, but is your collection on the line?

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This story was related to the DFAT stuff, about cyber diplomacy, and even then it included a coronavirus angle. It’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wZ

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Wed plan, draft: Slow start; try to find something to write about that isn’t related to the virus; 1500 DFAT cyber..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5A

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland @garthk I liked that there were three lads together who knew the music, one of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EM

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I’m quite looking forward to the clouds today, actually, because there might be some rain. pic.twitter.com/PqFvLq7dZi

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stilgherrian I’m a bit weirdly shouty and higher-pitched in this episode. I’m not sure why.

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stilgherrian If you enjoy the podcast, or even if you don’t, you can contribute to the wellbeing of the entire universe at stilgherrian.com/tip.

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stilgherrian NEW PODCAST: “The 9pm His Plague Diary 7” stilgherrian.com/edict/00103/ It includes a bit of a rant about the COVIDSafe a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ug

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Wednesday. How can it be that large? Wednesday.

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