Monthly Archives: June 2009

Message from Australian Government (scam)

This weeks phishing scam offers you a deal from the tax office; there appear to be two variants at the moment. Variant 1. This version was the first to be sent and is the one directly referred to in the … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2009 on SBS

Just in via SBS cycling news email: The Tour is Taking Over! It’s that time again when the World gears up for 21 gripping days of the most competitive annual road cycling event in history – the Tour de France. … Continue reading

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The man from ICANN (ABC: Future Tense)

From ABC’s Radio National Future Tense program this morning; The man from ICANN ICANN stands for the Internet Corporation for Assisted Names and Numbers. It’s the organisation responsible for regulating internet domain names. ICANN is on the verge of significant … Continue reading

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Educating the Net Generation

Educating the Net Generation is a collaborative project involving the University of Melbourne, the University of Wollongong, and Charles Sturt University. The publication Educating the Net Generation: A Handbook of Findings for Practice and Policy is now available to download. … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 beats Jai Ho, N00b and Slumdog as the 1,000,000th English Word

On June 10, the Global Language Monitor announced that Web 2.0 has bested Jai Ho, N00b and Slumdog as the 1,000,000th English word or phrase added to the codex of fourteen hundred-year-old language. Web 2.0 beats Jai Ho, N00b and … Continue reading

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Ozeconf – Social Media Trends and Citizen Journalism 18th June 2009 (Thursday) from 1:00pm until 2:00pm (AEST)

Ozeconf – Social Media Trends and Citizen Journalism 18th June 2009 (Thursday) from 1:00pm until 2:00pm (AEST) TOPIC: User generated content sites such as YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia and micro/macro blogging services (eg Blogspot, WordPress and Twitter to name just a … Continue reading

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Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4/10.4 Release 9

Apple have released (15 June 2009) two updates for Java for Mac OS X. Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 4 Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 9 These updates fix vulnerabilities in which accessing a web page … Continue reading

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