(AustraliaMatters) The so called government collecting “metadata” on all Australian citizens, guilty or not, is in the news again today. Metadata is customer history left behind on our ISP’s logs. Essentially the government wants our NGO ISP’s to act as govermnet spies. There are legal ways to blind our ISP’s so that the only information […] […]
(AustraliaMatters) G’day. Have you heard about the manipulation trick called “Problem Reaction Solution”, AKA “hegelian dialectic”? It’s a way of achieving a goal you otherwise wouldn’t achieve through honest methods. Problem Example – Let’s suppose you’re a fabian international socialist government and you have an agenda to see all citizens under your power use their real […] […]
(2WAFM) Australian health authorities have launched an attack on radio host Leon Pittard after a guest on his Fair Dinkum Radio Show revealed the extent to which authorities are restricting free speech when it comes to discussing natural medicines. The story began when Mr Pittard posted an article and a podcast entitled “Australian government’s attack […] […]
(AFP) HONG KONG — China has acquired a space tracking station in Australia, its first such facility in a close US ally, a news report said on Saturday. The station in remote Dongara, about 350 kilometres (217 miles) north of Perth in western Australia, was used during Tuesday’s launch of the Shenzhou VIII mission, Hong Kong […] […]
(ZDNet) Like bellbottoms, herpes and anything to do with the Kardashians, the spectre of internet filtering just never seems to go away; it lurks in the background for a time, then explodes back to the forefront just when we’d managed to forget about it and move on to other things. Forgetting about the filter has been […] […]
(TruthNews) Tonight I am joined by Josh Jackson as we explore the wider implications of the News Corp phone hacking scandal. In particular, we look at the future of news and whether this crisis signals the demise of traditional mass media. Read and hear more Trivia: Rupert’s first name is actually, Keith. related: Phone-hacking whistleblower feared […] […]
(Delimiter) The nation’s second-largest telco Optus this afternoon confirmed users would be able to defeat its implementation of a blacklist filter of sites containing child pornography merely by changing the DNS settings on their PC. [….] However, in a brief statement this morning, Optus confirmed industry speculation that its filter could be defeated through a minor setting change on Internet users’ PCs. “That’s correct,” a spokesperson said, when asked if users could circumvent Optus’ filter by setting their PC to use a different DNS server than the default. “It’s a feature of the Interpol list.” Read more
related: Filters also blocked poker sites, YouTube, Wikipedia, euthanasia sites, Christian sites, a tour operator and a Queensland dentist.