This is my first post for NaBloPoMo 2016, and I’m cheating a bit by reusing something I wrote a few weeks ago for a friend. I hope others might find it helpful too.
Well, the proposed Australian internet filtering plans have shifted, and changed, and been fiddled with, and shifted again. We went from an across-the-board opt-out censorship system (the election promise), to some sort of “clean feed” (a meaningless term), to mandatory… Read More ›
For those interested in Minister Stephen Conroy’s plans to introduce mandatory internet censorship to Australia, check out Wendy Carlisle’s show on the Background Briefing. ABC Radio National: Conroy’s clean feed It’s well-researched, and it explains the issue from square one,… Read More ›
The Federal Government’s mandatory internet filtering trials, which were scheduled to begin on Christmas Eve 2008, are now set to go ahead. Telstra, Optus, and Iinet, Australia’s three biggest ISPs, are not involved. Half of the ISPs that are involved… Read More ›
Karl Stefanovic interviewed internet service provision expert and outspoken censorship critic Mark Newton on yesterday’s Today Show. Click on the eye image to see video. ~~~ Transcript: Karl Stefanovic: [Australia?]’s plan for a new internet filter has been widely criticised… Read More ›
This is part two of a transcription of MMM’s Spoonman show on internet censorship, which aired 13 November 2008. You can download the podcast here, and Part One, an interview with EFA Chair Dale Clapperton, is transcribed here. Here’s part… Read More ›
Greens Senator Scott Ludlam writes: In the Senate question time at about 2:30PM Eastern Summer Time today I plan on asking Communications Minister Stephen Conroy about his project for mandatory internet censorship, the so-called ‘clean feed’ which you’ve written to… Read More ›