[LINK] RFI: Joint Select Ctee on Cybersafety
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Thu Mar 10 16:54:53 AEDT 2011
[At least TomW, Karl Auer and Robin Whittle will have a giggle over
this. When was the Harradine 'Dirty Bulletin Boards' Committee?
I've been invited to give 5 minutes' evidence, in my personal
capacity, prior to becoming available as the conservatives'
I'd appreciate any leads on:
- the current state of play in the Committee and its deliberations
- pressure-points worth considering
- clear and short expositions of filtering issues
One of the key things I need would seem to be: what collateral
damage would arise from such a scheme that would convey **to
conservatives** that there are risks involved in doing this, not just
in not doing it?
Q: Surely you support doing absolutely anything that will stop kiddies
A: Not if (a) it won't do that, and (b) it will do a lot of harm
in other ways, such as ...
Monday 21 March 2011 ,11:30-12:00
Joint Select Ctee on Cyber-Safety
Inquiry into cyber-safety issues affecting children and young people
"You will be invited to give a five minute opening statement in which
to highlight the factors you consider key to the inquiry, followed by
a discussion prompted by questions from Members of the Committee".
The ToR are reasonably broad:
But verbally, I understand that their primary interest is filtering.
There have been 6 hearings to date, but this may be (one of?) the
last. And I happen to be at the end of the session (so there's scope
for even more, or even less, impact).
(121 plus supps. There's no way I can read all that!!)
Roger Clarke http://www.rogerclarke.com/
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Visiting Professor in Computer Science Australian National University
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