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.
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.
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.