Mar 21, 2014

‘You can’t shut down the internet’: the futility of suppression orders

Suppression orders are more powerful than ever, but they're also more ineffectual. Courts are responding by issue more and more of them, but, as several media lawyers told Crikey, that's the wrong approach to take to the issue.

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

On Tuesday a court on the other side of the world issued an injunction at a pre-trial hearing. Shortly afterwards in Australia, our media companies got the lawyers in.


Leave a comment

Share this article with a friend

Just fill out the fields below and we'll send your friend a link to this article along with a message from you.

Your details

Your friend's details