[LINK] Senate Standing Committee: NetAlert/Mandatory filtering updates

Stilgherrian stil at stilgherrian.com
Mon Feb 18 21:56:03 EST 2008


On 18/2/08 9:42 PM, "Michael Meloni" <mike at somebodythinkofthechildren.com>
wrote:
> The most impoartant part I found was that the trial will only need to
> block the current ACMA blacklist - just 800 URLs. As Senator Birmingham
> remarked, that number doesn't really match the grand plans Mr Conroy's
> department has for blocking a large amount of illegal and X rated content.
> 
> http://www.somebodythinkofthechildren.com/ssc-conroy-confirms-commitment-to-in
> troducing-mandatory-filtering/

The committee has just resumed after tea break and the chair said they'd
look at NetAlert -- but you're right, this really does seem to be "just"
about the already-prohibited material. Confusion!

Stil


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