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

Michael Meloni mike at somebodythinkofthechildren.com
Mon Feb 18 22:02:01 EST 2008

Stilgherrian wrote:
> 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
Proof that Mr Conroy has little idea how much content would fall under 
his plan?

Next hour will hopefully reveal more.

- Michael


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