Help Has Arrived For Australians Worried About 'Spams & Scams' Coming Through The Portal

from the filter-this dept

We recently wrote about how Australian Minister for Broadband, Stephen Conroy, lover of government censorship and surveillance over the internet, had his "series of tubes" moment when he declared that 20,000 people were "getting infected by these spams, or scams, that come through, the portal." Not one to miss out on an opportunity, it appears that an Australian consumer electronics firm, Kogan, has decided to help out Conroy and all those other "victims." Reader cofiem points us to a new product listing specifically for making Australians safe from "spams and scams that come through the portal":
See, Conroy? No regulations needed... Maybe you can work out a deal with some of those charities sourcing mosquito nets...

Update: As pointed out in the comments, they've also put together this fantastic video commercial for it:

Filed Under: spams and scams, stephen conroy


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  1. identicon
    athe, 23 Jun 2010 @ 7:27pm

    Re: Re: Re: Unexplored Issues

    Here in Australia, we have something called the "Do Not Call" register - simply put your name on it and no more annoying phone calls (the odd one may get through, but since I've been on it, not a one).

    As for the physical stuff - "No Junk Mail" sticker on the post box, and that takes care of it, and if something does get through, I drop it in the bin on my way from postbox to house door...

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