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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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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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Let Us Stop Pussyfooting Around Our Censorship Laws

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Source: The Australian – By Ross Fitzgerald The religious lobby and prudes on the ALP‘s Right continue to treat Australians like children FEDERAL Attorney-General Robert McClelland and Justice Minister Brendan O’Connor have announced a shake-up

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Global Net Crackdown to Shatter ‘Utopian’ Internet: Experts Say

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald – By Ben Grubb Egypt‘s internet shutdown is just the tip of the iceberg and a global net crackdown is inevitable, leading internet experts say. Already the US has moved to implement an internet “kill

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