- Crikey Website - Are Queensland's police out of control? Isolated incident or a taste of things to come? I wonder if any witnesses will surface from the room full of lawyers/law students.
- Tasmanians to trial broadband over power lines. 13/09/2005. ABC News Online:
There could soon be a new player in the telecommunications industry with Tasmanian energy company Aurora Energy and Mitsubishi Electric announcing a joint trial. The companies have launched the first commercial trial of broadband over power lines (BPL).That's a power company providing services normally controlled by telcos. Something of a shakeup to the way Telstra likes it, certainly...
- NFF supports Telstra sale. 13/09/2005. ABC News Online:
The National Farmers Federation (NFF) has thrown its support behind the Government's plan for the full sale of Telstra.Looks like an attempt to pressure Barnaby Joyce into backing down.
- Telstra plans 10,000 job cuts: union - National - smh.com.au:
Telstra and the Federal Government are being urged to release a secret report that allegedly outlines plans by the telco to slash more than 10,000 jobs.*tsktsktsk* What's that skip? *tsktsktsktsk* Telstra are utter bastards? *tsktsk* Nobody will believe that, Skip...
- Corby's appeal hopes fade: lawyers - World - smh.com.au:
Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby's appeal hopes are in doubt after Indonesia's highest court refused to intervene in her case so potential witnesses from Australia could testify via videolink.Oh yeah; remember her? The media doesn't.
- The Tribal Mind - The Tribal Mind - Entertainment - smh.com.au. The PM's 7 statements about Australians vs. 14 based on an actual survey.
- Katrina victims may be homeless for years. 13/09/2005. ABC News Online:
Up to 200,000 families who lost their homes to Hurricane Katrina may be forced to remain in emergency accommodation for three to five years.
- Barbara Bush Calls Evacuees Better Off : SF Bay Area Indymedia (reposting several other sources):
As President Bush battled criticism over the response to Hurricane Katrina, his mother declared it a success for evacuees who 'were underprivileged anyway,' saying on Monday that many of the poor people she had seen while touring a Houston relocation site were faring better than before the storm hit.You can see where the shrub gets his mentality.
- Call centre hang-ups - Breaking - Technology - theage.com.au:
Mortified by a spate of fraud and theft, Indian call centres have introduced such draconian new security measures that workers are beginning to chafe at the conditions.So now it seems Indian call centres are utterly evil for everyone concerned, except the bosses making money of course.
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