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Senator Conroy Becomes The Cybernator [Jun. 9th, 2008|06:27 am]
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By Branko Miletic - Saturday - 2008-06-07

The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, has turned himself into an online superhero in a bid to kill off spam, malware, hacking and other online abuse.

Partnering with major Australian and international companies, peak bodies and community groups, the federal government has launched National E-security Awareness Week, with the aim being to highlight the simple steps Australians should take to stay smart online.

"Millions of Australians are now using the internet for a whole range of everyday activities. The internet is a very useful and entertaining medium, however it is important that people stay smart and think about online security," Senator Conroy said.


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It's the Queen's Birthday today ! (a public holiday). I have marked in my diary to attend an e-awareness session for seniors at 10 am tomorrow at 280 Pitt Street. I've got a free movie voucher. Perhaps I can take in the delights of the cinema after being alerted to the dangers for old fogey's online.

From Senator Conroy's Press Release

Tuesday 10 June
E-security seminar for Seniors
Level 1, 280 Pitt St , Sydney 10am
Organiser: Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association and Australian High Tech Crimes Centre
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