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David Heath

David Heath

David Heath has over 25 years experience in the IT industry, specializing particularly in customer support, security and computer networking. Heath has worked previously as head of IT for The Television Shopping Network, as the network and desktop manager for Armstrong Jones (a major funds management organization) and has consulted into various Australian federal government agencies (including the Department of Immigration and the Australian Bureau of Criminal Intelligence). He has also served on various state, national and international committees for Novell Users International; he was also the organising chairman for the 1994 Novell Users' Conference in Brisbane. Heath is currently employed as an Instructional Designer, building technical training courses for industrial process control systems.

In an unexpected ruling in the Australian Federal Court issued this morning, Justice Nye Perram severely limited the parameters of any action against downloaders of the movie Dallas Buyers Club. The ruling has dashed the hopes of the movie’s owners Dallas Buyers Club LLC and Voltage Pictures LLC (DBC) of getting big payouts from downloaders.

Hot on the heels of all the other Snowden revelations, we find that in 2012, various members of the 5-Eyes consortium (the Intelligence agencies from USA, UK, Canada, Australia & New Zealand) had discovered that the Android-based UC Browser, which was particularly popular in China and India, leaked a wealth of detail regarding the smartphone's user. Enough information was leaked that a smart operator was able to collect information on as many users as they wanted.

Postulated as a component of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, gravitational waves have never been detected.

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