[LINK] Canberra calls net filter trial
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Nov 12 23:08:47 AEDT 2008
At 05:35 PM 11/11/2008, Stilgherrian wrote:
>But Malone's main purpose was to provide the Government with "hard
>numbers" demonstrating "how stupid it is" - specifically that the
>filtering system would not work, would be patently simple to bypass,
>would not filter peer-to-peer traffic and would significantly degrade
>"They're not listening to the experts, they're not listening to the
>industry, they're not listening to consumers, so perhaps some hard
>numbers will actually help," he said.
>"Every time a kid manages to get through this filter, we'll be
>publicising it and every time it blocks legitimate content, we'll be
I could live with that. But I feel bad for the iinet guinea pigs.
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