Articles posted by Greg Taylor

EFA's Chair, Dale Clapperton, was interviewed on Channel 7's Sunrise program on 29th October about the government's proposed mandatory filtering policy. A phone-in survey on the program revealed that 80% of respondents were opposed to the censorship plan.

by Dale Clapperton A question that has been asked a lot recently is this: can Labor implement their 'clean feed' proposal without legislative amendments? Much turns on the answer to this question.  To get any legislation through the Senate at … Continue reading

There has been a great deal of publicity in recent days about a letter written by Mark Newton, a network engineer with a leading Australian ISP, to a government Minister concerning the Australian government's proposed mandatory Internet censorship scheme. The … Continue reading

EFA has lodged a submission on the National Broadband Network proposal. In our submission to a Senate Select Committee investigating the proposal we argued that the proposed Fibre To The Node (FTTN) model would most likely grant further monopoly power … Continue reading

Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) today attacked a government plan, championed by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, that would mandate "clean feed" filtered Internet connections to all homes and schools. This scheme, which will supposedly censor the Internet of pornography and other … Continue reading