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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    nasch (profile), 24 Jun 2010 @ 12:14pm

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    Hang on here, you're saying a physical mesh net to place over your computer to guard against viruses and spam is a real product? And that they're selling it for $3000? Seriously, that is what you're telling me? Because if that's really what you think, you really should just stop talking about anything electronics-related right now, because you have no idea how any of this works.

    I can't believe you're really telling me that though. You can't really be that clueless, right? So what are you really saying? I've pondered, but it's not coming to me.

    why would anyone waste time preparing an ad that costs time and money if they did not have a real product to sell?

    There are plenty of reasons, but I never said they don't have a product to sell. Only that this isn't it.

    I hope that you are not implying that those who developed the Kogan Protector are clueless idiots.

    Not at all, I found their video quite entertaining.

    After all patents and copyright promote innovation.

    Do you have any evidence of that?

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