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I confess to being torn about whether to respond further to Stephen Conroy’s further riposte on the internet filtering issue.  On the one hand, it will start to look like those interminable blog arguments that end up being understood by, and of interest to, only the participants, and which serve to edify neither those involved, who maintain their positions with ever greater vigour, nor any spectators unfortunate enough to be watching.