Every week, Computerworld Australia collates all the things our readers have been saying about the news, both in the forums and in comments.
Here’s what you had to say on: The Prime Minister and Cabinet being scolded for using Gmail and Hotmail
“And these are the nutbars who think they have the knowledge and the right to make internet policy? Bl00dy laughable. Right up there with the Arch-Incompetent, Sen Conroy, who wouldn't know a modem from a monitor, but still insists he knows enough to run the NBN, and then nobble it with an unwanted & unworkable filter.
“EPIC FAIL YET AGAIN!!!” – said Mick on Prime Minister and Cabinet scolded for Gmail, Hotmail use
Here’s what you had to say on: Telstra unveiling the HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 smartphone
“Telstra is still flogging the Windows Phone 7 dead horse. Earlier in the year, Telstra stated that Windows Phone 7 was a sales disappointment. We know that it has been selling badly worldwide. It makes you wonder why Telstra keeps trying to flog these unwanted products.” – said Jess C on Telstra unveils HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7 smartphone
Here’s what you had to say on: Australia appointing a cyber secrutiy czar
“The industry continues to ignore the obvious, it it trying to keep the poison in the same packet as the goods. Having a czar is irrelivant, an ombudsman that has no power or capacity to make decisions is pointless and is much like taking a teady bear to bed. It wont keep the boogy man at bay, just make people feel that they have some security. To fix the problems of the internet address the real issues :- Remove the anticompetitiveness, Establish a unfied system, Stop change for the sake of change, and Accept that the internet is a common medium for the facilitation of fair exchange of ideas, information & data.” – said David Despairing on Australia should appoint cyber security czar
Here’s what you had to say on: Claims the mandatory ISP-level filter won't lift cyber safety
“Filtering what you can and cannot see on the net is against what australia stands for. If the problem relates to young children looking up inappropriate topics or images then the parents should monitor what their children are doing.” – said josh s on Mandatory ISP-level filter won't lift cyber safety
Here’s what you had to say on: The TIO deploying a case management system after a spike in complaints
“TIO needs to follow there own guidelines and ensure that people have gone though the full escalation procedure of the ISP or SP before letting a complaint go though, escalating "in good faith" does not cut it at the ISP end.” – said Not an ISP rep on TIO to deploy case management system after a spike in complaints