[LINK] 'Net filters "required" for all Australians, no opt-out
kim at holburn.net
Fri Oct 17 08:53:39 EST 2008
> Australians may not be able to opt out of the government's Internet
> filtering initiative like they were originally led to believe.
> Details have begun to come out about Australia's Cyber-Safety Plan,
> which aims to block "illegal" content from being accessed within the
> country, as well as pornographic material inappropriate for
> children. Right now, the system is in the testing stages, but
> network engineers are now saying that there's no way to opt out
> entirely from content filtering.
> Assuming this is in fact the way the scheme is implemented in
> practice, it raises plenty of troubling questions. "Illegal" is a
> broad definition, leaving users wondering exactly what kinds of
> content will end up falling prey to the government's apparently
> mandatory filtering restrictions.
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