An Abbott in our Hay Stack

“Those who would give up Essential Liberty, to purchase a little Temporary safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” -Benjamin Franklin (Australia Matters) While Tony and his mates take more of our liberties, real terrorists head down to the local electronics shop or eBay and buy cheap $80 disposable WiFi computer tablets. Quick trip to McDonald’s and or […] […]

Adiós Meta Nanny

(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 […] […]

Anonymity is the work of the devil! All Hail Socialist Saviors

(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 […] […]

Authorities gain power to collect Australians’ internet records

(SMH) Laws passed today will allow authorities to collect and keep Australians’ internet records, including their web-browsing history, social media activity and emails. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said the laws would help police track cyber-criminals around the globe…[…] But Greens communications spokesman Scott Ludlam said the laws went further […] ”The European treaty doesn’t require ongoing collection and […] […]

VIDEO: Free Speech Police Target Aussie Broadcaster

(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 […] […]

Un-elected Attorney General Wants Your Computer Passwords

(AustraliaMatters) I though this young lady was nuts when I first heard this. She’s not. Read the main stream source report from here where even a taxation trained ass clown in the Treasury department is supporting privacy thievery. If ASIO gets too busy spying on we Australians, the plan seems to be give the work […] […]

China ‘has Australia space tracking station’

(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 […] […]

Has Telstra made 84,000 reasons to filter?

(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 […] […]

Wake Me When The Australian Revolution Starts

(AustraliaMatters.com) Good thing about AM is we don’t need to update the site every two nano seconds with fresh content or rely on people buying crap from google ad banners. What am I saying? I’ve been lazy and to be quite frank, bored silly watching world goings from under the doona cover the last few […] […]

The Murdoch Meltdown

(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 […] […]

Optus’ filter can be defeated by ‘trivial’ DNS change

(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.

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Security Concerns Raised Over Google Chromebooks

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related: Labor’s comrade Conroy loves the idea of cloud computing

related video: What Google and Facebook Are Hiding

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Internet filter on track for July 2011: Conroy

wood wedge.jpg(ARN) Communications Minister, Senator Stephen Conroy, claims the voluntary Internet filter is on track for implementation by Optus, Telstra and iPrimus this year and has denied any suggestion it's on the backburner. read more

Voluntary? Yes, for the ISP's. We'll have to wait and see if ISP's, Optus, Telstra and iPrimus give their customers the same choice, cough cough, seemingly removing Conroy from the firing line. Future Conroy comment prediction: "Ow dang pass the parcel ma — the decision to filter was made by the three largest ISP backbones, not poor old little me!"

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Move over WW2 IBM: HP is in town.

(ZNet) Video source and article

(AustraliaMatters) Most of you are using a computer right now where your PRIVATE files that belong to you, are stored on the private computer that belongs to you — That is GOOD — That is NORMAL! On the other hand net nanny police state boss Stephen Conroy is on the "cloud" wagon promoting our private computer files be stored at GOVERNMENT kosher "data collection centers". Stalin and Hitler would be very very jealous of Stephen conman. We know for a fact that non-government IBM (whom cataloged WW2 prisoners) have a whole floor in a high rise building on the Gold Coast that "data collects" on citizens. Private NGO companies being allowed to spy and hold private files and thoughts is so very very wrong. These aren't new examples. Do you see what is being built up around us and supported by smiley faced bureaucrats? Now non-government HP and a 54x sized tennis court information collection and storage center in Sydney? Do you see where this is going?

related: EFF "The Evils of Cloud Computing"

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Accurate 1993 predictions from AT&T “You Will” Ads

(AustraliaMatters) This was 18 years ago — Computers in 1993 were running primitive Windows 3.1 So called "elite" (usury banksters) are also wanting a cashless society whereby the global sheeple are implanted with computer microchips to be better tracked and traced with the same AT&T like computing technologies. Below are two comments we like on the YouTube channel where this video is hosted…

"Have you ever been trapped in a multi-year contract that promises you unlimited data transfer, but later get your bandwidth capped? You will. And the company that will bring it to you? AT&T."

The next comment says it all about these wonderful big brother companies…

"Have you ever had your phone company participate in a criminal conspiracy to let the government spy on your phone calls without a warrant? You will."

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