Is wiretapping/civil liberties on the 2020 agenda?


The federal government is pushing a bill to force all telecommunications providers to facilitate lawful data interception across fixed and mobile telephone systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Instant Messaging (IM) and chat room discussions….

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End of the miniLegends?


Al Upton has been asked to take down his blog for his grade 3 kiddos and has complied. He obtained permissions slips from parents and has violated no laws. The concerns stemmed from one parent’s…

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Disagree and you are an anti-Australian pervert


In a Bush-like move to stifle opposition, the newly installed Labour government has tried to position anyone who is FOR freedom of speech and against their filtering policies as porn-loving child molestors. This from the…

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Andrew keen for you to stop this Web 2.0 nonsense


It was with great amusement that I watched a CNN interview with Andrew Keen, author of “The Cult of the Amateur”. The author puts forth the argument that Web 2.0 activities – and he apparently…

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Seems I’ve heard this song before…


A year or so ago – the political parties were debating “how to keep our children safe” online.  At that time, there was talk of putting in filters at the ISP level and I’d thought that rational…

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