No Way Out of Australian ISP Filters


Australians will be unable to opt-out of the government's pending Internet content filtering scheme, and will only have the option to be placed on a weaker blacklist. Under the government's $125.8 million Plan for Cyber-Safety, users can switch between two blacklists which block content inappropriate for children, and a separate list which blocks illegal material. "Illegal is illegal and if there is infrastructure in place to block it, then it will be required to be blocked — end of story."

Read full story: Computerworld

Related topics: Access Providers, Policy & Regulation, Telecom


"Read full story" not included in RSS slug David A. Ulevitch  –  Oct 13, 2008 6:55 PM PDT

I don't think it's right to not include the source or link to the "Read full story" in the RSS slug.  Can you fix this?

Site Feedback Ali Farshchian  –  Oct 14, 2008 6:40 AM PDT

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