R761's commentary

24 October 2008

Australian Government attempting to filter the Internet

Filed under: Australian Government — Tags: — r761 @ 4:39 pm

The Australian Government (led by Stephen Conroy) is continuing it’s attempt to filter the Internet. When will they stop wasting my tax money on such schemes which are generally acknowledged as being ineffective. Rather than trying to promote cheap, affordable, broadband access for the country they continue trying to put in filters which will just slow it down.

Rather than reiterate all the arguments against the scheme here I’ll point to several articles which already outline many of the problems:

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1 Comment »

  1. Common sense may finally prevail: “Web censorship plan heads towards a dead end” http://www.theage.com.au/news/technology/biztech/web-censorship-plan-heads-towards-a-dead-end/2009/02/26/1235237810486.html?page=fullpage

    Comment by r761 — 27 February 2009 @ 1:09 pm


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