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Web censorship trials to exclude large ISPs

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posted on Feb, 11 2009 @ 06:33 PM
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Web censorship trials to exclude large ISPs


www.theage.com.au

Primus Telecommunications, Tech 2U, Webshield, OMNIconnect, Netforce and Highway 1 have signed up, and more may do so, Senator Conroy said.

Some of the ISPs selected already offer internet filtering to customers on an opt-in basis. Critics have questioned the usefulness of the trials in charting the real-world impacts of filtering because Australia's second and third largest ISPs, despite expressing a willingness to be part of the trials, have not been given a spot.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Feb, 11 2009 @ 06:33 PM
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"We are still waiting for the government to show us how this controversial system of censorship will work in the real world, when experts are telling us it will be unworkable," Mr Sheikh said.


So I guess Australia is the Model New World Order.

How this "will work in the real world".

Man, why are the Australians getting pounded like this =. So sad.

This article is just a few days after the World of Warcraft being banned rumor.





NEXT UP: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

www.theage.com.au (visit the link for the full news article)



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