[LINK] http://www.greater.sydney/

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu Nov 24 14:58:37 AEDT 2016

& http://greater.sydney/draft-district-plans-update

The Draft District Plans download link is to:


On 23/11/16 16:30, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> I could have sworn I noticed a link on the site when I first looked
> and so was not surprised by David's comment. But yep none now.
> Marghanita
> On 23/11/16 15:05, David Lochrin wrote:
>> On Wednesday 23 November 2016 14:06:54 Sam Silvester wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Marghanita da Cruz
>>> <marghanita at ramin.com.au wrote:
>>>> David mentioned the site was hosted by Amazon Technologies -
>>>> presumeably because it said so somewhere.
>>> Ok. From a quick look around, it doesn't look like it's advertised
>>> on the site itself. I suspect David might be gleaning that
>>> information from whois / DNS records, as opposed to any free
>>> advertising.
>> Yes, that's right.  The <greater.sydney> website invites people to
>> add information there, but I can't find any clues as to where the
>> data lives.  I think there's a strong implication that it's a NSW
>> Government site, which I suppose it is in some legal sense, but a
>> little bit of research beginning with the domain name apparently
>> shows it's hosted by Amazon Web Hosting Services in a "cloud" managed
>> by Equinix.
>> See for example
>> https://aws.amazon.com/directconnect/directconnectbundles/
>> http://docs.aws.amazon.com/directconnect/latest/UserGuide/Colocation.html
>> I wonder how much else of the State Government data resides in the
>> Amazon cloud, and how many "direct connect" links there are between
>> all sorts of organisations?  It's potentially a private internet.
>> DavidL

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