It is curious in the extreme, that only one man, the hard-nosed Bernard Keane who writes for the news site Crikey, was able to tell the public the truth about the great defence announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday: it was all smoke and mirrors. Or if you prefer a more direct word: BS.
After all is said and done, the only organisation to gain from the development of the COVIDSafe contact-tracing app in Australia will be the cloud company AWS that earned about $710,000 for hosting the data collected.
The Australian Government is attempting to fix a manufactured problem — disinformation on social media — without properly assessing the source to see if vested interests are pushing a case for which there is no basis.
Indeed, very sad to see. Political infighting may not have been the initial reason I eschewed the ACS and joined[…]
Couldn't agree more. If the current members of the ACS Management Committee really want to run something other than a[…]
Excellent article Sam.Why should we be surprised by these lies on Huawei purely as an anti-competitive US cartel tactic -[…]
+1Whilst I'd definitely prefer to be in Australia rather than China or the US, the mainstream media landscape in Australia[…]
Great article, Phil Dawson has real world experience and an awsome track record. His opinion is always spot on