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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    With everything I am reading on line at the moment I wonder if woolies and coles have sold out of Alfoil yet.
    Omg I'm laughing my head off

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    Default Census 2016

    http://www.news.com.au/finance/econo...2144e1e7c69386

    This article highlights some of the reasons why the census is important. I think those reasons are more important than the privacy issues, which seem to be grossly exaggerated from what I have read..
    Last edited by witherwings; 07-08-2016 at 21:46.

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    Fyi

    http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/fede...08-gqnh56.html

    Nick Xenephon planning to refuse to provide his name on the census (but fill in the rest), and plans for himself to be a test case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    Fyi

    http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/fede...08-gqnh56.html

    Nick Xenephon planning to refuse to provide his name on the census (but fill in the rest), and plans for himself to be a test case.
    This is very irresponsible of him.

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    Another article explaining it. I'm with @witherwings I don't get the uproar about it all. http://m.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/...auhpmg00000001

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    Another article explaining it. I'm with @witherwings I don't get the uproar about it all. http://m.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/...auhpmg00000001
    This is why I have no issue with the census and giving our names....

    When talking about one of the reasons they collect names = to link responses individuals give - eg how many children you have and how much domestic unpaid work you do - "The ABS uses a one way encryption process from name to an encrypted key, so it's a one way process. You can't go back from the key to name," Young told HuffPost Australia.

    "And the reason we do that isn't because we have to do that. It is the best way to keep the data secure and to reserve privacy through the process."

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    Quote Originally Posted by A-Squared View Post
    This is why I have no issue with the census and giving our names....

    When talking about one of the reasons they collect names = to link responses individuals give - eg how many children you have and how much domestic unpaid work you do - "The ABS uses a one way encryption process from name to an encrypted key, so it's a one way process. You can't go back from the key to name," Young told HuffPost Australia.

    "And the reason we do that isn't because we have to do that. It is the best way to keep the data secure and to reserve privacy through the process."
    Welcome back you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witherwings View Post
    This is very irresponsible of him.
    I believe he's doing his job of elected MP. I've written to a few and I'm glad someone is speaking up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A-Squared View Post
    This is why I have no issue with the census and giving our names....

    When talking about one of the reasons they collect names = to link responses individuals give - eg how many children you have and how much domestic unpaid work you do - "The ABS uses a one way encryption process from name to an encrypted key, so it's a one way process. You can't go back from the key to name," Young told HuffPost Australia.

    "And the reason we do that isn't because we have to do that. It is the best way to keep the data secure and to reserve privacy through the process."
    Off topic, but it's good to see you posting again @A-Squared

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    Default Census 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    I believe he's doing his job of elected MP. I've written to a few and I'm glad someone is speaking up.
    He is inciting people to boycott the census pretty much. He even very "tongue in cheek" said "oh im not saying other people should withhold required information, because if I was to say that, it would be a criminal offence, but I'm just Going to do this and see what happens.." It's extremely irresponsible, especially *Because* he is an elected MP.

    It's like when celebrities start publicly spewing anti-vaccination vitriol.

    It's not in the public interest and he shouldn't do it, in my opinion.

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