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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    Steve R. (profile), 24 Jun 2010 @ 10:48am

    Re: Re: Unexplored Issues

    Your missing the point. This is not about persons who have an intent of breaking and entering in order to steal something. This about preventing those who feel that they can accost you anywhere and at anytime to present a commercial message; like the the emails and pop-up ads for viagra. People (corporations)should have enough civility not to force a sales pitch on you and you should not have to buy protection for this type of abuse.

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