[LINK] US to Filter Internet

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Sun Nov 2 13:25:55 AEDT 2008

You can find more information on this on the US version of their website -

Really Tom, I'd expect more from even you than this...

While you're at it, you might like to read up on the Second Amendment, which
would require a change to the constitution to allow something like this to

As for "The Last Paragraph sounds chillingly familiar to events in the
Australian Senate within the last two weeks" - where do you think they got
the idea?


On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Tom Koltai <tomk at unwired.com.au> wrote:

> It seems we are not alone. George Orwell, where are you .......
> What concerns me is the involvement of Cisco.
> The Big Routers have the ability to have a complete Routing table
> Loaded.
> If Cisco are in fact supporting the Government initiative, then the next
> step would be to put the route table into Authorised access only EEPROM.
> Story Follows........ The Last Paragraph sounds chillingly familiar to
> events in the Australian Senate within the last two weeks.
> Tom
> http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/article.asp?ID=9610
> Washington, D.C., October 30, 2008: "Even as the Bush righwingers are
> smelling defeat in the air, they are allying themselves with American
> law enforcement agencies in an attempt to completely censor and control
> the Internet usage and reception inside the United States.
>  Many people are aware that the American media is controlled; that
> negative news never get printed and governmental decrees are made
> public, tarted up as news stories but the internet has proven a might
> thorn in their side. Real material is on the internet and the fake
> government planted stories are torn to pieces so the Attorney General
> set up a special study group inside the Department of Justice to study
> internet usage and determine how it could be controlled.
> The not unexpected advent of an economic collapse, created by the Bush
> people and now being dumped onto the American public, could well create
> strong resistance to governmental policies. Now it should be noted that
> the president is not the factor here.
> The president is the figurehead and others run the government, others
> who have their own agendas. The American public is the best and most
> heavily armed public in history and there is a very real fear in U.S.
> counter intelligence circles, to include the FBI and the DHS, that
> severe economic hardships could very well trigger massive public
> resistance.
>  I have a thick official study of military law procedures, upgraded to
> the end of August, 2008, that covers this subject. While it is to prolix
> to publish in toto, I can easily quote from sections of it and will
> certainly do so in the near future. (Editor's note: This material will
> be published in the Slaughterhouse Informer and not TBR News because of
> its inflammatory nature)
>  But back to censoring and controlling the internet: To be concise and
> not lengthy, what is on the table is mandatory internet censoring in
> America, the same as now being practiced in both China and Australia. A
> direct quote from the preamble to the censorship bill reads: "we
> specifically refer here to mandatory blocking, where possible, of
> illegal or socially disruptive negative material."
> And further we read, "We seek to emulate and duplicate the Chinese
> system of internet control which blocks any site deemed by the
> government to be subversive, inflammatory or a threat to public order."
> Further mention is made of the cooperation between China and
> American-based internet companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Google and
> Yahoo in blocking domestic Chinese access to sited deemed "forbidden" by
> the Chinese government.
> What is proposed is to develop an internet filter that will be used by
> all servers and that no American internet user will be able to opt out
> of the filter system. The justification for this total censorship is the
> prevention of access to illegal hard core material and child pornography
> and has the fullest support of American evangelical ministries.
> There have been no objections from American internet giants who
> recognize that the alternative, also spelled out in this interesting
> fascist study, would be for the government itself to become the sole
> internet provider. Such a threat has had a very chilling effect on any
> aspects of speech freedom advocates in the industry.
> There will be an initial propaganda program, published in the media,
> about "serious problems with pornography and child abuse sites" and then
> "concerned groups," supplied eagerly by the Christian right, will lobby
> Congress for the passage of this proposed internet control bill. The
> basic idea is that anyone daring to protest will be labeled a supporter
> of child pornography.
> http://www.tbrnews.org/Archives/a2888.htm
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