[LINK] Fwd: [ PRIVACY Forum ] Brits' Failed Heavy Metal Censorship Attempt Disrupts Wikipedia Edits
jon.seymour at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 14:45:20 EST 2008
On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 2:07 PM, David Goldstein <wavey_one at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I stand by what I said. And a shame you didn't actually read what I said Rene.
> In the UK it is all voluntary, albeit originally under the threat of government regulation and largely still is I think. It's not what is being proposed in Australia.
> Face reality - the government is going to get involved in some way. And if the industry doesn't come up with workable solutions then government, rightly or wrongly, will.
> You can stamp your feet and get red in the face and say how wrong it is all you like. But come up with a workable solution that addresses the issues what the government wants. But that hasn't happened in Australia apart from the IIA code that addresses some of the issues.
So how do we get the government to take a deep, long breath and start
dousing the moral panic instead of inflaming it?
A government that is running around like a chook with its head cut-off
is no use to me and is of no use to children that are currently being
subject to sexual abuse.
Why does anyone think that hysterical, ineffective inaction serves a
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