[LINK] Podcast: The Tangled Web: Beyond an Internet Filter
georgebray at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 03:21:30 EST 2009
http://newmatilda.com presents a series of public forums about the
internet regulation debate in Australia.
The Federal Government's proposal to block internet sites with a
mandatory filter has drawn overwhelming opposition from voices across
politics and civil society. So what are the real questions for
These forums explore the ethical, social and political questions
raised by government regulation of the internet. With the growing
intersection between technology, politics and media, how do existing
and proposed classification regimes measure up?
Is filtering inevitable? Or are there better ways to regulate the
world wide web?
Peter Black, QUT Faculty of Law
Senator Scott Ludlam, The Australian Greens
Irene Graham, libertus.net
Nic Suzor, Electronic Frontiers Australia
George Bray, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
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