[LINK] Conroy green-lights ISP filter

Martin Barry marty at supine.com
Fri Feb 22 14:04:10 EST 2008

$quoted_author = "Michael Meloni" ;
> Senator Stephen Conroy gave his first major address to the IT industry as 
> the new Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy at a 
> gala dinner event Thursday night where he outlined the Government’s 
> future ICT goals including its fibre-based broadband plans, digital 
> education reform and ISP-level filtering.

How is possible for the government to keep going to on and on about the "ISP
filter" plan without any detail and without addressing any of the criticism?

At the least the Howard government's NetAlert filter was technically a good
idea even if the implementation was a little bit under-cooked and

> More at 
> http://www.itnews.com.au/News/70633,conroy-greenlights-isp-filter-and-47b-broadband-plan-at-first-industry-address.aspx

Did anyone else notice that the tags applied are just the headline broken
into single words? Not sure the "7b" is going to ever show up again...


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