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Centrelink App asking for camera permission

Australian government apps access smartmobe cams but 'don't film you'

Australia's Department of Human Services (DHS) says apparently-excessive permissions sought by its mobile apps are necessary for service delivery, and don't put its customers' privacy at risk.
Uncov chronicles the failure of Web 2.0
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Virgin Mobile Oz steals Vodafone's shipment of fail

Optus' mobile virtual network brand Virgin Mobile has apologised to customers and is now offering rebates after a day-long network outage over the weekend.
Obama outlines NSA reforms

Obama: I'm the CTRL-ALT-DEL President

US president Barack Obama has immortalised IBM's three-finger salute in his speech to the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Simon Sharwood, 04 May 2014