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Anonymous Declares War on Australia

http://www.wired.com

Do you feel that the time for direct action is back ?

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Help prevent the introduction of Internet filtering in Australia

http://www.getup.org.au

The Australian Federal Government is planning to force all Australian servers to filter internet traffic and block any material the Government deems ‘inappropriate’. Under the plan, the Government can add any ‘unwanted’ site to a secret blacklist. Please sign the petition below...

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Linux geeks, New Zealand beckons

http://www.itwire.com

A husband-wife team is in the driver's seat for the 11th Australian national Linux conference which kicks off in Wellington, New Zealand, on January 18 next year.

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to Dump Novell

http://boycottnovell.com

The ACCC is decommissioning Novell. NOVELL relies heavily on its legacy systems (for profit and network effect), so in order for a boycott of Novell to be effective, more stories like this one will be required.

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Research organisation opens its software to the world, hopes others follow

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Research organisation National ICT Australia (NICTA) has stepped up its support for open source software by launching the OpenNICTA portal where people can view and download software developed and licensed by the organisation.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation using Drupal

http://buytaert.net

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) started using Drupal for a number of properties like ABC Digital Music, ABC Country and ABC Jazz.

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Internet filter danger

http://www.news.com.au

Australia's Labor government doggedly plods on with their hugely unpopular plan to censor the internet. Other governments will be watching their efforts with unhealthy interest.

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Microsoft’s Latest Netbooks Collusion and Attack on Spanish and Australian Education

http://boycottnovell.com

More collusion to exclude GNU/Linux and more pressure to impose Windows+DRM on innocent schoolchildren

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Aussie prisoners escape lock-in with Ubuntu PCs

http://www.itnews.com.au

The Alexander Maconochie jail in Canberra will this week deploy 30 more Ubuntu Linux-based computers for prisoner use after a successful first phase.

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NSW (Australia) Didn’t Choose Free Software Because It Doesn’t Run Non-Free Software???

http://boycottnovell.com

Lame excuse for rejection of GNU/Linux for schools (it does not run Photoshop)

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National Forum Series: The Tangled Web

http://newmatilda.com

"...These forums explore the ethical, social and political questions raised by government regulation of the internet. With the growing intersection between technology, politics and media, how do existing and proposed classification regimes measure up? ..."

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Shocker: Aussies to build own open-access fiber backbone

http://arstechnica.com

The Australian government has ditched its plan to fund a privately built fiber-to-the-node broadband network. Instead, it will directly build an open-access, 100Mbps+, fiber-to-the-home network that will reach 90 percent of Australian homes within eight years.

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Germany deletes WikiLeaks.de domain after raid

https://secure.wikileaks.org

"On April 9th 2009, the internet domain registration for the investigative journalism site Wikileaks.de was suspended without notice by Germany's registration authority DENIC. The action comes two weeks after the house of the German WikiLeaks domain sponsor, Theodor Reppe, was searched by German authorities.

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Why no Linux for NSW high school laptops?

http://www.itwire.com

It comes as both a surprise and not a surprise that the New South Wales (NSW) state government chose a "safe bet" of Lenovo and Microsoft to supply many thousands of taxpayer-funded laptops to secondary school students. Was Linux ever on the short list?

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Authorities in China and Australia ‘Sell’ Their Children to Microsoft

http://boycottnovell.com

It's no hoax: “They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.” -Bill Gates. WELL, what can we say? Like most such deals, it smacks of collusion or dumping, sometimes even bribes like Live@Edu, public looting, or even addiction techniques like the *Spark programmes.

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