A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics' submission to the parliamentary inquiry into the census debacle has been taken down after it was posted to the official site for submissions.
Ransomware authors have moved to the next stage, offering their creations on the model that the rest of the Web has adopted, researchers at Trend Micro say.
Nearly 95% of census forms have been received, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has claimed as the process draws to a close.