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Tuesday Afternoon (6 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 29-June-2010  13:06:34 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Stephen Conroy has been busy the last few days, having retained the IT portfolio under Julia Gillard. He has reconfirmed his commitment to the filter and once again pulled out the opt-in to child porn line. There were a few questions about the NBN and the Telstra structural separation, but it was Conroy’s response to the filter question that is important here. Aside from pulling out the standard “child porn” response, the minister also claimed that they had “an election commitment” to deliver as a justification for the party’s stance.

Meanwhile Tarrith noticed EFA's response to Conroy's comments about them in Parliament. Each of Senator Conroy's responses to EFA's public statements are factually flawed, do not consider the entire matter or do not address the EFA statement they purport to respond to in the tabled document. EFA has endeavoured in every respect, and are confident that we have done so successfully, to maintain a factual and accurate opposition to what we have considered to be bad public policy in line with both our organisation's objectives and the concerns of our members.

Whirlpool suffered a DDoS attack earlier this morning, but seem to be OK again now, thanks Kosta. Modesto maintained his sense of humour during the attack. "Looks like Whirlpool was the target of at least 20,000 spams or scams coming through the portal," he told iTnews.

Bjorn3D had a play with 6-screen EyeFinity. AMD was kind enough to lend us 6 monitors so we could test one of these cards and in today’s review we test to see if the XFX HD5870 Eyefinity6 Edition video card together with 6 nice Dell monitors indeed does deliver the ultimate gaming experience.

Apparently Facebook is a gold-mine of evidence in divorce court. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers says 81 percent of its members have used or faced evidence plucked from Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other social networking sites, including YouTube and LinkedIn, over the last five years.

Today's timewaster is Doodle God from Mad Mike.

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