Under intense questioning from Greens Senator Scott Ludlam at Senate Estimates hearings this week, the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Environment has revealed that there are three agencies that have used section 313 of the Telecommunications Act to … Continue reading

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After lobbying by a number of internet users and civil liberties groups, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has told Computerworld that he believes greater transparency is needed in relation to actions taken by government agencies to block access to websites. Referring … Continue reading

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The news this week that the Australian Securities and Investment Commission has admitted to inadvertently blocking 1,200 websites while attempting to shut down one fraudulent site displays the agency’s technical incompetence. The revelation yesterday that they have actually blocked numerous websites … Continue reading

Last night news broke that Australia's financial regulator, ASIC did in fact block the 1200 websites on 12th April, ASIC. According to Delimiter in a statement made last night by the office of Stephen Conroy: ASIC believed that the website in question … Continue reading

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EFA is joining Internet freedom groups from around the world to celebrate Internet Freedom  Day today (Friday, 18th January), to mark this movement’s milestones in the fight for Internet freedom. Check out some of our successes so far: In the … Continue reading

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