[LINK] 'Net filters "required" for all Australians, no opt-out
mike at somebodythinkofthechildren.com
Fri Oct 17 11:57:03 EST 2008
Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> Michael Meloni wrote:
>> Just came across this on Whirlpool: NoCleanFeed.com might be blocked
>> in NSW public schools (
>> http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=967413&p=17#r332 )
>> Here's a screen cap:
>> Anyone inside the NSW school system able to confirm?
> What you want them to do this publically on Link?
I can be reached in a number of ways including a contact form on my
blog. None provide complete anonymity though.
> I wouldn't have any problem with filtering stuff for schools at the
> state or
> even federal level or organisations for that matter. Though I suspect
> filtering options may vary between education systems. There is a duty
> of care
> and I wouldn't like to be in a teacher's shoes.
It's why (and even if) NoCleanFeed.com is blocked that interests me.
> By the way a few years ago, I was told that the concern in schools
> seemed to be
> about email and I would guess chat room conversations for girls and web
> content/pornography for boys...
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