[LINK] Re: [2600-AU] "Restricting DVDs "illegal": ACCC"
Fri, 30 Mar 2001 09:39:36 +1000
Irene Graham wrote:
> Thanks for that confirmation. A couple of people, not on Link, have
> questioned statements that text on a web page or in a newsgroup posting
> will be covered by the SA Net censorship Bill and classified under film
> guidelines. While I was told verbally of the reason for treating text as
> a film some 18 months ago by a person in the Comm. A-G's department, it's
> good to see someone from the OFLC willing to state/confirm it in writing.
> Perhaps one day info about how the OFLC actually applies the Act and
> guidelines will become available on the OFLC web site. This would be
> helpful to ordinary Australians who are required to comply with vague and
> obscure laws being introduced by State governments.
An increasing amount of information is being added to the OFLC website,
which is shortly to be rebuilt to improve user friendlyness. Exaples of
Classification Board reports are found in the OFLC Annual Report which help
explain how classification decisions are made.