Dr Tucci is Bewildered

It’s an old chestnut, being bewildered at the “opposition to the governments plan to protect kids”, and this time it was put forward by Dr Joe Tucci from The Australian Childhood Foundation .  When supporters of government proposals to censor the Internet run this line, they tacitly imply that those who disagree with them are […]

EFA's Response to Personal Attacks in Hansard

In mid March this year, Senator Stephen Conroy launched a bizarre attack in the senate on Electronic Frontiers Australia.  In an accusatory tirade, he declared myself, then-vice chair (now chair) Colin Jacobs and then-chair Nic Suzor of misleading the Australian public through our efforts against the government’s mandatory Internet censorship proposal. Members of the EFA […]

Time To Tell Mum Campaign a Massive Success

Just 24 hours after the Time To Tell Mum campaign has launched it can be declared a massive success. Everywhere you look there is evidence that this is one of the most impactful initiatives we’ve ever undertaken, with over 14,000 people telling their mums that Internet censorship is bad so far. We know from recent […]

It's Time to Tell Mum

We’re excited to announce that EFA have today launched a new campaign to raise public awareness of the Government’s internet filter: “Time to Tell Mum.” The campaign features well-known comedian Akmal Saleh and exhorts Australians to tell their mums about the filter plan and what it won’t do for Australian families. One of the big […]

Technology Addiction?

A Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety has been set up as of 15th of March 2010. While this is a good thing as far as investigating ways in which Australians might need help or guidance online, those interested in online rights might be concerned that a committee has as much opportunity to confuse myth with […]