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14 Apr 2008

Link: Unleashed: Who's reading your emails?

"Even though you had the suspicion that the Rudd Labor government would be, well, a little less suspicious, a little less willing to use the power of the state to keep us all in line, that particular bloom has come off the rose."

15 Jan 2008

Link: With friends like these ... Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of the people behind Facebook | Technology | The Guardian

Sounds a bit conspiracy-ish, but still, just another reason or two to steer clear of facebook.

09 Oct 2006

Link: BillMonk Privacy Policy


Example of a very good, clear privacy policy

19 Sep 2006

Link: How to Make a Hollow Book

27 Jun 2006

Link: The Survey Generation at

30 Nov 2004

Link: Privacy under threat from anti-terror laws

Article from The Australian about the worrying laws being brought into power that ignore privacy

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