[AusNOG] Happy new year / New rules for age-restricted internet and mobile content after the 20th of january 2008
andy at nosignal.org
Thu Jan 17 04:01:06 EST 2008
On 2 Jan 2008, at 04:06, Matthew Moyle-Croft wrote:
> "Labor makes no apologies to those who argue that any regulation of
> the internet is like going down the Chinese road," Mr Conroy said
> yesterday. "If people equate freedom of speech with watching child
> pornography, then the Rudd Labor Government is going to disagree."
We're having this discussion in the UK right now.
The UK government want to ban 'bad' things using a stoplist. http://
The problem is that they are marketing this as a tool to stop child
porn, when in fact it's described in law as a mechanism to filter any
questionable (from the government POV) content.
This is an excellent resource on content blocking information :
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