[LINK] more filter - hurdle in the Senate

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Oct 31 12:25:15 EST 2008

Paul Bolger wrote:
> Call me cynical, but: Silly proposition to filter internet 'nasties'
> gets blocked by Senate, people who are dopey enough to think filtering
> proposition is a good idea think the Government is doing a good job.
> Goverment gets another possible double-dissolution trigger...

That would be interesting....imagine a minority federal government.

The bloke in Canada tried the double dissolution and the electorate told him 
they quite liked the status quo

> 2008/10/31 Jan Whitaker <jwhit at janwhitaker.com>:
>> Internet screening move hits hurdle
>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/technology/web/internet-screening-move-hits-hurdle/2008/10/30/1224956188036.html
>> Katharine Murphy and Matthew Ricketson
>> October 30, 2008 - 9:52AM
>> Greens communications spokesman Scott Ludlam told The Age yesterday
>> that he was concerned the Government was trying to implement a policy
>> that was technically difficult and very expensive for taxpayers.

This bloke obviously hasn't been in government - he cares about outcomes from 
investment in IT!

Next he'll be asking to see the risk management strategy.

Marghanita da Cruz
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