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Questionable specs for the new Mac eTax software

The ATO has finally released their Mac eTax software, but the computer requirement seem a little strange. I understand having one of the last 3 Mac OS X versions (10.6, 10.7 10.8) as a requirement. But the hardware requirements seem … Continue reading

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links for 2011-07-12

Verisign obeys court orders for domain takedowns- The Inquirer INTERNET REGISTRY Versign has said that it “takes the appropriate actions” when handed a court order after the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) claimed it had jurisfiction over all … Continue reading

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Government to bar code kids to keep better stastics

As part of a new system implemented by the Federal Government, all school students will be bar coded. Students will be required to scan themselves when they site for tests to improve data tracking. And, as an added benefit, it … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 451 staring Stephen Conroy

For those that can’t read all the text on the movie poster: presented by OFFICE OF FILM AND LITERATURE CLASSIFICATION Stephen Conroy as Guy Montag Fahrenheit 451 2009? staring STEPHEN CONROY and STEVE FIELDING director AUSTRALIAN COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA AUTHORITY … Continue reading

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How government tried to gag web censor critics

The Federal Government is attempting to silence critics of its controversial plan to censor the internet, which experts say will break the internet while doing little to stop people from accessing illegal material such as child pornography. read more | … Continue reading

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Government censors internet policy

Yesterday I received the usual email with a summary of domain name news. Though the response about one of the articles was more interesting. ************************************************ CHILD PROTECTION, FILTERING & CONTENT REGULATION ************************************************ au: Industry Code of Practice to make internet … Continue reading

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US Government wants an advance screening…

Reading an article on Computerworld titled US gov’t seeks builder for military robot, where the first paragraph states: “Creative scientists have until next week to submit proposals for creating a shape-shifting military robot that can shrink and then reconfigure itself … Continue reading

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Do not call this web site

The Australian government site put up to host the “Do not call” list, to allow Australians to opt out of being called by market research and most of the other people that call you*, has been so overwhelmed by people … Continue reading

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