[LINK] Conroy vs Google
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Tue Mar 30 20:26:03 EST 2010
On 30/03/2010 3:14 PM, Stilgherrian wrote:
> On 30/03/2010, at 3:00 PM, Frank O'Connor wrote:
>> To Conroy internet filtering has become a 'cause' ... despite the
>> best advice anyone has been able to give him.
> But is it necessarily Conroy's cause, or that he's doing his job as
> Minister to implement government policy? Where does the pressure come
> from, eh? :)
> I am not at all convinced that the policy is Conroy's per se, or if it
> is, that it was his idea as opposed to someone else's idea agreed to
> in exchange for something else.
Where the filter is concerned, I reckon Conroy is channelling Kevin
Rudd. For me, the PM's abnormal reaction to the Bill Henson images
exemplifies the problem. He was reported to have characterised as
"revolting" images which the Classification Board's PG rating indicates
would not normally offend.
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