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Say no to e-voting: defending the pencils of democracy

Electronic voting is clumsy, frustrating and open to manipulation and fraud. We’ll take our trusty old pencils, thanks.

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After 9/11, they may take their purses but never their freedom

The United States has traded liberty for security, with a vast domestic spying program and unprecedented security measures. Does that mean the terrorists have won?

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Come in Spinner: security theatrics scare the pants off us

Politics is often characterised as theatre and probably never more so in areas — such as security — where symbolism is often more important than logic and probability.

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Rundle: a gold medal in incompetence for Cameron govt

The UK government is under fire for a shortfall in security personnel for the London Olympics. It’s a blow against the idea renewed by the Cameron government that privatisation is a source of efficiency.

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Merchant under fire in bank data breach affair speaks out

After speculation surrounding the identity of “the merchant” at the centre of May’s bank data breach, the head of online retailer Crazy Sales has moved to fend off rumours, writes Charis Palmer, editor of Technology Spectator.

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Reuters | COMPANIES|

Behind Apple’s Great Wall in China

Reuters goes inside the heavily-guarded “industrial fortress” in South China where Apple’s products are manufactured, and company secrets are kept that way — or else.

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Vic government set to slash security to save live music

Security requirements for inner city Melbourne music venues are set to be slashed in an desperate government bid to save live music from the scrapheap amid spiralling liquor licensing compliance costs and a looming state election.

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Times of India | SPORT|

Pakistan hired cooks and drivers as guards for Oz series

The private security guards hired by the Pakistan cricket chiefs for Pakistan-Australia One-day series in United Arab Emirates may have only been a bunch of car drivers and cooks.

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The Marcellin College database debacle

A “human error” last month saw the personal details of over 6000 former Marcellin College students published online, writes Eleri Harris.

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