The Australian Family Association wants to block all online pornography, except for those who request access to it.
Not everyone who downloads things illegally is looking for feature films -- the porn industry says it's time to track down pornography pirates.
Data retention is central to the government's crackdown on filesharing -- illustrating how its war on the internet is driven by commercial interests.
The Coalition is poised to resume its history of internet censorship with its cyberbullying policy.
The federal government has abandoned its internet filter, relying on a section of the Telecommunications Act to force telcos to act. But will it actually work?
Stephen Conroy has abandoned plans to erect a filter around the internet. He learned moral outrage wasn't going to win the day. His bureaucratic colleagues need to do the same.
Like many laws, however, the proposed "right to be forgotten" should not be seen as a cure-all, writes David Lindsay, an associate professor in the faculty of law at Monash University.
After being told by an MP that the Parliament House computers wouldn't let them view his blog, Syd Walker started asking questions about which sites are blocked for parliamentarians.