[LINK] 'Net filters "required" for all Australians, no opt-out

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Sat Oct 18 20:48:13 EST 2008


On 2008/Oct/18, at 2:30 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> what about quoting  SLUG on LINK? Though I think this is a valid  
> point, which
> hasn't been raised here:
>> Mary Gardiner [on SLUG]  wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008, Kyle wrote:
>>>> Is this possibly for real?
>>>
>>> The government has certainly been planning to require that ISPs
>>> filter-by-default. The exact status of:
>>>
>>> - whether complete opt-out is possible
>>>
>>> - the extent of filtering of, eg, encrypted traffic (I have been  
>>> told
>>>   by a sysadmin, although without a source, that there are rumours  
>>> that
>>>   they will require ISPs to do Man In The Middle on HTTPS)

I don't believe that is possible.


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