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This article was published on June 8, 2010

    LOL – Australia under attack as “The Spams come through the portal!!!!”

    LOL – Australia under attack as “The Spams come through the portal!!!!”
    Kim Heras
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    Kim Heras

    Kim Heras is a Sydney-based technology writer and entrepreneur. His passions include the Australian startup industry, innovation and the Kim Heras is a Sydney-based technology writer and entrepreneur. His passions include the Australian startup industry, innovation and the web as an enabler of change. You can follow Kim on twitter - @kimheras

    Here is Senator Stephen Conroy, the man driving the Australian Government’s Internet filtering plans, speaking about Internet security threats in Australia on TV.

    Here’s the transcript:

    “There’s a staggering number of Australian’s being in having their computers infected at the moment, up to 20,000, uh, can regularly be getting infected by these spams, or scams, that come through, the portal.”

    LOL.

    Seriously, irrespective of which side of the argument you sit on, you’d have to say that this guy is probably not qualified to be leading the case for the Government.