[LINK] SMH - Damming the Internet stream
Wed, 21 Jun 2000 10:21:33 +1000
At 2:39 AM +1000 21/6/2000, David Goldstein quoted Tom Burton:
>Every other industry in the country may be having its protection
>wound back and being told to adapt to new technologies, but not the
>three commercial television networks.
Every other industry gets the mantra of globalisation, free trade and
WTO rules if it tries to protect it's local market.
The government's flirting with blocking streaming media from offshore
is surely the same as blocking imports that would compete with a
Do WTO rules only kick in if the goods are paid for?
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