A letter to break your heart

Some people make jokes about online dating. And some people make jokes about good old fashioned-printed letters (I’m looking at you, digi folk). So I was fascinated to hear about the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Scam Disruption Project which brings these together, in an effort to “help protect the Australian community from relationship…

Ban social media? What a riot.

Someone is murdered with a hammer. Do we ban hammers? No, we can’t because there’s these things called nails and these things called houses that shelter us, so we kind of need hammers to be available. Someone is run over by a train. Do we ban trains? Sorry, we can’t.  Public transport must continue apace…

Who owns your social media account?

Recently I blogged about why your boss should allow you to use social media in the workplace. This has a lot of advantages (read my previous blog to find out why). But what happens when your workplace not only allows you to use social media, but requests that you use it? Take this to the…

The 5 great myths of the Censor SA debate

This is a blog about South Australia’s new internet commentary laws. For background, you might want to read this article on AdelaideNow . Myth 1:If you’ve got something to say, you should be brave enough to put your name to it Guess what. We’re not all brave, chest-beating types prepared for the wrath of family,…