Thank you, Catch of the Day: in taking three years – three years – to own up to a data breach (and by the way doing it late on a Friday afternoon), Australians have had a first-rate demonstration of why we need data breach disclosure laws. It would be welcome news that the egregious Asshat-of-the-Day episode has finally …
Welcome to Australia. Hand over your hard-earned and take it like a man. You are a cash-cow to be milked by big corporates in the land of plenty (but not of competition). Tony salutes you as he tramples over your peasant tax-bitch corpse.
And, of course, the previous government was just perfect!
The previous government was, of course, largely indistinguishable from the present one. Or the one before. But I fail to see how that makes it alright.
Ah, another spin on my favorite buzzword, proactive.
Which until now I had assumed to be largely meaningless corps-speak, with a vague connotation of 'in advance' or 'to anticipate'.
Using proactive to describe reacting three years late? Maybe it's an entirely meaningless word after all.
Its main use is make the speaker sound like like they're actively doing something when they're not.
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