Monthly Archives: March 2009

Australia's frustration with the Government's push for mandatory Internet filtering is coming to a head. Last night Communications Minister Stephen Conroy appeared on ABC's Q&A and faced a mountain of questions from the Australian public on this scheme - far … Continue reading

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Update 9.55pm: Wikileaks has published a more up-to-date copy of the ACMA blacklist, current as of the 18 March. This list includes abortiontv, wikileaks itself and Philip Nitschke's Poison Pill Handbook as well as a similar smattering of legal material … Continue reading

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Edit 19/3 4.00pm: The Minister has refuted the authenticity of the list in a media release. Indications are that the leaked list contains the ACMA list plus sites chosen by the filter vendor. In any case, comments about individual sites … Continue reading

Next week I will be speaking at a forum organised by New Matilda, "The Tangled Web: Beyond an Internet Filter". The abstract reads: The Federal Government's proposal to block internet sites with a mandatory filter has drawn overwhelming opposition from … Continue reading

Despite premature celebrations or wishful thinking that the Government are looking for an exit strategy, the Government is powering ahead with its plans to censor Australia's Internet. On Sunday's edition of Background Briefing on radio national - an excellent and … Continue reading

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