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Aussie Censorship Filters Are a Joke

After huge protests, a backdown from the government and shedloads of wasted cash, Australia’s voluntary “rabbit proof fence” of censorship protection was rolled out today. In a move claimed to “protect children” the Australian government initially wanted a filter which

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Hacktivists Force Pause in Australian Net Censorship

At least one Australian ISP is wavering on plans to begin blocking illegal websites next month because of fear of reprisals from “internet vigilantes.” It came to light yesterday that despite a climbdown by the Australian government, four of the

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ISP-Imposed Censorship Coming to Australia Next Month

Two of Australia’s biggest ISPs (and telcos), Telstra and Optus, will commence “voluntary” censorship of 500 websites to defend against “child abuse”, even though the child abusers moved off the standard web a long time ago to a galaxy of

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