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Child exploitation material filters … same policy, different activities

Child exploitation material filters … same policy, different activities

Paranoia is such a strong word. But I sometimes wonder whether "systematised delusions of a persecutory nature" do permeate the ranks of those most virulently opposed to the Australian government's internet censorship policies.

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.

Stephen Conroy: Dear <em>Crikey</em>, here’s why you’re wrong

Stephen Conroy: Dear Crikey, here’s why you’re wrong

It's fighting words from Senator Stephen Conroy as he rebuts the "disingenuous" coverage of his Great Firewall of Australia. You can't access RC-rated content in newsagencies, libraries, DVDs, cinemas or on TV, so why should it be allowed on the internet? asks Conroy.

Cheap tricks not the right response on internet filtering

Cheap tricks not the right response on internet filtering

Senator Conroy needs to think a little harder about internet filter if he wants Australia to be less like China, writes ,b>Stilgherrian.