When some dickhead at Poos Unlimited decided it would be naff to invite the twitterers of the world to ask questions of Rupert's Herald/Sun loony, extreme right wing political shill, constipated, muckraker and bullshit artist extraordinaire Andrew Bolt, the avalanche of hilarity, wit and stupidity that ensued raised a new high for the Twitter platform. It also brought out a clear message that our country is not totally without humour and dominated by brainless, redneck, conservatives of the ultra boring and menace to humanity bent.
Are you getting annoyed that every website you visit tracks you in their log files?
Are you perhaps a little annoyed that Google tracks every single search you make from your location; building your profile and storing it for commercial useage?
Are you one of those people who posts things to Facebook assuming that your photos, thoughts, actions, whereabouts, and other sundry personal information, is "private" because you have set it to "private" or "friends only"?
Top story in the New Yorker this week documents how US National Security Agency is not only saving all of the data about those of us living overseas but now (and for most of this decade) also storing and cataloguing data on every US citizen who uses an electronic device (mobile, Internet, GPS, VISA, electronic transaction, telephone).
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