[LINK] filtering the net ABC story and more
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Nov 13 09:05:19 EST 2008
Fwd: Slattery's Watch - 10th November, 2008
>The ABC's Media Report last week
>Great Firewall of Australia", discussing the proposed nationwide
>filter on the internet. You can listen to or read the transcript
>featuring Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Communications; Mark
>Pesce, Honorary lecturer in Digital Cultures, University of Sydney;
>Jane Roberts, President, Young Media Australia and Presenter, Antony Funnell.
>Administrators Guild of Australia has proposed modifications to the
>Federal Government's Internet filtering plan. The three-step plan
>includes encouraging 'family friendly' ISP services, educating
>parents and more rigorous enforcement by providing more resources to
>the Australian Communications & Media Authority and the Australian
> Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA), Hyro
> Limited, IBM Australia and independent researchers Springboard
> Research have released the first
> Digital Services Index. Key findings reveal that digital services
> represents 14.3% of overall corporate expenditure and that
> corporations and government agencies expect 40% of customer
> engagement to be driven by digital services in 2009.
and something else I noticed in the Oz Tuesday:
an alternative to the Telstra backhaul between Tassie and the
mainland is either now or soon to be available.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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