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Hacktivism comes full circle (and why it’s Peter Garrett’s fault)

August 7th, 2009 4 Comments

Totally unrelated picture ONE of Melbourne’s lesser known cultural innovations came full circle at the Melbourne International Film Festival this week. MIFF’s web site has been repeatedly targeted by Chinese hackers who defaced it and clogged its communications. Few would have noted the irony that political “hacktivism” itself is a Melbourne innovation or that the […]

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Creative Australia and Ministerial Impersonators

January 27th, 2009 4 Comments

It’s taken me a long time to update it here (hey, i went on holidays in New Zealand for 3 weeks and they don’t have the internet over there yet) but i’ve been asked to sit on a “Creative Australia” advisory panel established by Federal Arts Minister Peter Garrett. You can read all about it […]

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