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Petition Against Content Regulation


[ Sign the Petition! ] Say NO to Net Censorship

A petition to help fight against Internet content regulation proposals of the Australian government!
Signatures have now closed.

For information on current activity to oppose the Internet Censorship Bill see our May 28 National Day of Action page .

Signatures obtained to 18th May 1999: 12975

This petition was forwarded to the Australian Senate on 18th May 1999 and the collection of signatures is now closed. (The Clerk of the Senate approved the presentation of "electronic petitions" in 1997). Australian residents wishing to make their views known on the Australian Government's Internet Censorship proposals are urged to contact their MPs and Senators directly. Organisations who publicly supported the petition are listed below.

EFA calls upon the Internet community to rally against legislation tabled on April 21st 1999. The legislation includes:


The Petition

To the Honourable the President and Members of the Senate in the Parliament assembled:

The undersigned Petitioners respectfully request that the Senate recognises:

The petitioners therefore call upon the Senate to reject any attempt by the Government to impose additional censorship on the Internet.


Organisations supporting the Petition

You too can help support the campaign by linking to the petition site from your Web page. Insert the following HTML code on your page:

    <a href=http://www.efa.org.au/Campaigns/petition.html>
    <img src=http://www.efa.org.au/Images/petition.gif width=115 height=154 
     align=left hspace=10 alt="[ Sign the Petition ]"></a>


Information Privacy Statement

Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc. is a voluntary non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation of online civil liberties and online privacy. Any information collected by this petition will be used solely for the purpose of presentation to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia and will not be transferred, shared with, or sold to any other parties. All information collected will be deleted by Electronic Frontiers Australia after the petition has been tabled in Parliament.


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