[LINK] ISP Content Filtering Live Pilot - EOI released
mike at somebodythinkofthechildren.com
Wed Nov 12 12:12:18 AEDT 2008
Jan Whitaker wrote:
> At 05:44 PM 10/11/2008, Michael Meloni wrote:
>> Ideally, ISPs will participate in the pilot for a minimum of 6 weeks.
>> ISPs that commence earlier will have the discretion to participate in
>> the pilot until its conclusion.
> Will the participating ISPs be named so those of us who may be their
> customers can complain bitterly and advise we will soon be taking our
> business elsewhere? Both home and commercial?
From page 1 of the EOI (
'ISPs will be recognised for their participation in the Pilot. This
recognition will strengthen their brand image with the community.'
And from page 3 of the Technical Testing Framework (
'While customers may volunteer for the Pilot, during their participation
they would not be aware at any particular point in time of whether or
not they are receiving a filtered service, depending on the kind of
filtering solution being tested.'
> What if none of the ISPs choose to nominate?
> [who is an Internode customer and assumes that IN won't be playing along]
Mark Newton (from Internode but speaking as a citizen) spoke with Tech
Wired AU last night about the trial. He said something along the lines
of the trial time frame being too short notice for small ISPS to
participate and that larger ISPs don't make hardware changes before
Christmas holidays for the fun of it (December 24 being the date to gov
want to start -- looks like heaps of industry consultation went into
deciding that). You can listen to that interview at
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