On Thu, Nov 05, 1998 at 03:55:43PM +1100, Tyson Dowd wrote: > Australia is not doing anything of the sort. A government office > is doing it - probably because their local administrator is doing it. This is fortunate and unfortunate at the same time. > It's certainly not happening across the country. It's a local decision, > chances are only affecting a particular office. It might be that the > ABS is concerned about imformation leaking (they make money out of > selling census information -- they actually claim copyright on > census data). There are privacy issues at stake as well -- they > might be worried that people are sending personal information out > of their records to do data matching. Or perhaps they are just > paranoid raving looneys. They then need to set up their software properly. This message isn't encrypted, but it certainly is signed. -- Show me the code or get out of my way.
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