[LINK] The rallies???
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Tue Dec 16 06:58:14 EST 2008
The ACMA list has existed for some years, but its growth rate has always
been pretty slow. I can't see anything that would spur a huge growth in
Nor is it a matter of simply "getting things blocked" by ACMA. The
statistics published by ACMA show that there's a fairly constant rate of
"no action" - that is, someone made a complaint, but ACMA and the OFLC
did not agree that the content fitted the "refused classification"
definitions, and decide not to add the site to the banned list.
Danny Yee wrote:
> You don't need "deep pockets" to get web pages put on ACMA's blacklist
> -- submitting a complaint is free!
> If blacklisted content overseas is actually blocked instead of being
> pretty much ignored, I can see a lot more vigilantes reporting content,
> and the blacklist growing a lot faster than it has to date.
> David Boxall wrote:
>> One interesting comment:
>>> "If it is simply a matter of calling ACMA [Australian Communications
>>> and Media Authority] and getting things blocked, then people with
>>> sufficiently deep pockets will call ACMA and block things they
>>> disagree with."
>> Hadn't thought of that. In a way, it's even nastier than the lunatic
>> fringe satisfying their obsessions.
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