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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    Eldakka (profile), 23 Jun 2010 @ 11:17pm

    Re: Unexplored Issues

    why should we have to BUY a product to protect ourselves?

    I agree. I shouldn't have to buy a bike chain, car alarm, burglar alarm, or any type of locking mechanism for my house or my car!

    We pay taxes for a reason. Under the mantra of "less regulation" why should we be "forced" to pay a protection tax to a company (your local mob affiliate) for protection.

    Again I agree.

    I hate having to pay protection to lock manufacturers and locksmiths.

    Maybe the government should introduce regulation making it illegal to enter someone's property and take stuff. Or climb into my car and drive off with it. That'd be great! And they should also employ people to enforce those laws!

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