Archive for November, 2008
The Australian government wants to introduce draconian censorship and cripple internet speeds with a mandatory filtering system which any child can bypass in five minutes as documented in
Australian Internet filters have backdoors
Perhaps greater concern is the fact that supporters of filtering are already talking about expanding it to include other stuff they don’t like, such as online gambling and “illegal” sites. Censorship is a slippery slope and the fact the government has tried to censor people speaking out against the filtering plans should be ringing alarm bells!
Speak up before it’s too late. Visit NoCleanFeed.com, run by Electronic Frontiers Australia, for information on how to voice your concerns. Do it quickly, before some holier-than-thou git decides you’re not allowed to see that site either!
TAKE ACTION and forward this message to every Australian internet user you know!