ACS PR condemns ABC's search hac
Sun, 11 Jun 1995 00:00 AEST
McKenzie Wark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote Sat Jun 10 14:56:55 1995:
>...The post requests that people come forward and provide information about
>their activities... It is written in such a way as to
>get a response, rather than to offer a judgement.
The ABC's post invited responses only from teenagers who had engaged in
hacking. This would not appear to be calculated to produce a balanced view
of what people in general, and young people in particular, use the Internet
>A more modest letter expressing concern, directly to the program makers,
>might be more in order, less inflamatory, and likely to have some real
Such a letter was sent to the ABC last Monday (by fax to the MD and e-mail
to the program makers), with a follow-up letter on Thursday.
Tom Worthington, Director of the Community Affairs Board, Australian
Computer Society Inc., G.P.O. Box 446, Canberra A.C.T. 2601, Australia
E-mail: email@example.com Home page: http://acslink.net.au/~tomw/