internet filtering

Iinet, Censorship, and Conroy’s Lies

The government’s $128.8 million Cyber Safety policy includes forcing internet service providers to block access to a secret blacklist of website pages identified as ”refused classification” by the Australian police. Web pages will be nominated for blacklisting by Australian internet users who come across illegal or ”unacceptable” websites.

A False Sense of Security

“The internet filter will not protect kids from nasty things on the net, but will instead give parents a false sense of security leading to the very outcomes that they are trying to prevent”.

The Web isn’t like movies

Clive Hamilton, “public intellectual”, has been banging on about how wrong wrongitty wrong anti-censorship advocates are. Clive has been stampily regurgitating the mantra of the censors: “I have heard no one argue that films, television, books and magazine should be… Read More ›