Government announces Operation Sovereign Data

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Attorney-General George Brandis today announced a new government initiative known as Operation Data Protect. This nationwide program will act as a data backup service for the nation, relieving the millions of Australians with connections to the internet from having to worry about safeguarding their data. Mr Abbott reveal that the scheme would be rolled out later this year and would retain 2 years worth of data for every internet connected Australiaa. “People are af…

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Fixing computers for family

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For me family gatherings such as Christmas, Easter and weddings are less about spending time with relatives you haven’t seen for a long time and more about fixing their computers. As someone who works in the IT industry I have long been requested to have a look at and fix computers of relatives, friends and complete strangers.I have spent many frustrated hours in front of an aging computer riddled with spyware, viruses and general funkiness while the anxious owner watches on and offers their apo…

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Dad joke industry threatened by mainstream media

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Meanwhile, thousands of Dad joke purveyors across the country are reeling. “Damn it, ‘Electricity Bill’ was my idea! I can’t believe they stole it. I should have known this would happen after they took Kevin747 and Juliar without crediting me, but this time they’ve gone too far. I even have the notes to show my workings. Fair enough, Gas Bill was a bit wide of the mark but it was just the first spark of creativity. I went through several others – Phone Bill made no sense, and Water Bill was a bi…

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Police now targetting driver fatigue

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If you’ve ever driven around NSW you’ve no doubt seen the big scary police signs that tell you what the local highway patrol is currently targetting. Usually the options are speeding, drink driving and the one that makes me chuckle ‘driver fatigue’. OK it’s not a laughing matter, but* how exactly* do they target driver fatigue? Have you ever been pulled over for a random yawn test? Do police arrest you if you buy too many energy drinks? What about the guy driving at 110 km/h with the window down…

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