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  • August 26, 2010

This election, online issues finally got the attention they deserve. And the situation is here to stay. I’m not talking about which party had the most Facebook followers or made the most gaffes on Twitter. (Julia Gillard and Family First, respectively). Serious issues around internet governance and our internet future came into play, and by...

Today I had an op-ed in the National Times (Fairfax) about grassroots participation in party politics. It’s been a long time since politics was a genuine mass movement. That’s not good for the country. Here I do my bit to encourage people to think about giving it a go. Take a look here.

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  • August 12, 2010

Today I had a short spot on The 7PM Project discussing the Government’s plans for a National Broadband Network and contrasting it with the Liberal plan.  The NBN is a massive undertaking, at $43 billion, and given the cost we’d expect to see a pretty solid cost-benefit analysis, yet none has been forthcoming. It’s therefore...

The biggest news for the filter in a while with Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey choosing JJJ’s Hack program to announce that the Coalition will not back the Conroy Curtain whether or not they win government. Due to the makeup of the Senate (both before and in all probability after the election) this might mean the policy is...