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NSW government rejects call for internet filtering, opt-in Safe Schools

NSW government rejects call for internet filtering, opt-in Safe Schools

The NSW government has rejected calls to force internet filtering on the population and to make Safe Schools opt-in only.

Yet more calls for internet filtering

Yet more calls for internet filtering

New South Wales parliament committee calls for the federal government to implement UK-style internet filtering.

Right-wing fringe groups lobby to bring in internet filtering

Right-wing fringe groups lobby to bring in internet filtering

The Australian Family Association wants to block all online pornography, except for those who request access to it.

Copyright climax could come for porn pirates

Copyright climax could come for porn pirates

Not everyone who downloads things illegally is looking for feature films -- the porn industry says it's time to track down pornography pirates.

Why the MEAA hated — then loved — then hated internet filtering

Why the MEAA hated — then loved — then hated internet filtering

A kerfuffle that saw the Media, Arts and Entertainment Alliance briefly endorse internet filtering was likely the result of the significant siloing between different parts of the union, MEAA insiders told Crikey this morning.

Crikey Clarifier: how the FBI hacked users of Tor, the ‘secret internet’

Crikey Clarifier: how the FBI hacked users of Tor, the ‘secret internet’

If Tor keeps users of the "secret internet" hidden, how could the FBI have tracked them down? Yes, it is difficult, but anyone who is going up against world governments should be prepared to lose. Our resident techhead explains.

Bumbling ASIC heralds new internet censorship era

Bumbling ASIC heralds new internet censorship era

ASIC has been revealed as the agency behind the blocking of a Melbourne education website, using a hitherto-unused internet censorship power.

Offended by ‘nanny state’, Coalition wants more censorship on gambling

Offended by ‘nanny state’, Coalition wants more censorship on gambling

The Coalition has proposed greater internet censorship as part of its counter-proposals on gambling reform. The US experience shows it doesn't work.

Is voluntary internet filtering a crime?

Is voluntary internet filtering a crime?

The voluntary filtering being introduced by some of Australia's major internet service providers (ISPs) is on shaky legal ground.

Internet filtering isn’t compulsory, but everyone will volunteer

Internet filtering isn’t compulsory, but everyone will volunteer

Australia's mandatory internet filtering by internet service providers (ISPs) won't happen for at least two years. But we're getting filtering anyway. Voluntarily.