Shaun Tan, author of the wonderful The Arrival, has a little story in The Guardian, about a foreign exchange student called Eric, who comes to stay.
The Australian has published an article based on the press release from SAGE-AU: Over-blocking access to Internet sites even three percent of the time will impose â€œsignificantâ€ costs on service providers, the System Administrators Guild of Australia”(SAGE-AU) has warned. Unfortunately they don’t publish a link to the actual release, which mentions more issues like deployment costs, and security concerns. It’s… Read more →
Julian Morrow, from The Chaser – obviously one of the main targets of the new law, along with Broken Rites and similar groups, has an opinion piece in the SMH, today. It’s a funny read, and spot on: One easy way to identify a bad law, other than simply reading it, is to think about what types of conduct might… Read more →
I’ve sent a couple of letters to the SMH, but they probably won’t get published in the flood of correspondence they’re getting on the topic, so it’s good I have a blog to toot my own horn 🙂 For starters: Dear Sir, If the Catholic Church is not behind the legislation, and is not concerned with “annoying behaviour”, perhaps it… Read more →