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Govt to build national broadband network

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posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 08:53 PM
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Govt to build national broadband network


news.ninemsn.com.au

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made the announcement during a joint press conference with Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner in Canberra on Tuesday morning.

Mr Rudd described the announcement as "historic", describing broadband as the core of 21st century infrastructure.

The network, described as the single biggest infrastructure project in Australian history, will be built in partnership with the private sector.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 08:53 PM
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The next stage of the Australian governments agenda to control, monitor internet usage, with the perks of cheaper, faster internet.

Again the Australian government is taking away the rights of freedom within this country, and will surely flow onto other countries to restrict internet sites, and possibly monitor emails, all being part of the global agenda.

Please star and flag, so more people can see the examples of what is to come to their own countries.

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

[edit on 6-4-2009 by DarksDeception]

[edit on 6-4-2009 by DarksDeception]



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 09:50 PM
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. . . and they will still get crappy ping times


I feel for you Aussies, but we in the USA are soon to follow, sadly



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:12 PM
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Sorry to hear this is happening to Aussies.

Everyone everywhere should be paying attention to this.

BTW DarksDeception I had to tell you I LOVE your avatar.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:25 PM
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I agree! The problem with most Australians is that they are so complacent to the bigger picture of world government control and manipulation. Most Australians just go with the flow and believe they are immune to world dominance.

I do believe this is an example of a world internet control, and most Australian people will probably lap it up.

Thank you for the comment on the avatar. Ashley D made it for me, based on what I asked for. She is so cool and helpful to others.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:31 PM
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as I said in my thread,

Too many ISP's pulled out of the government censorship plan.

This, is just the Australian government taking it to the next level.

Once its a monopoly, we will be censored.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:38 PM
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i just met a very friendly aussie this past fall in nevada (usa).
i had casually brought up the aussie internet censorship thing and he got pretty defensive pretty quick. i felt bad bring it up since we hadn't known each other for more than 12 hours.

... so i passed the article to him just now to help spread the word.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:43 PM
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I absolutely agree. The Australian government tried to get the ISP's on board, and failed, but they are very determined, and appear to be very motivated to not be beat on this internet control.

Why do they always start with Australia to try out these things?


Gun confiscation was pretty easy in Australia.



posted on Apr, 8 2009 @ 07:20 AM
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I doubt they will implement the censorship, we have the same type in the ADF, but most members can easily bypass it.

As to Fibre-to-Home, Sydney and Melbourne will get it pretty quick, then Newcastle and Brisbane and then some time in the next two decades they may think about giving it to the rest of the country.

Noteing that Telstra owns most of the equipment anyway, and they have laid a lot of fibre to node, they should just be given the green light and told to build the rest. ( I hate Telstra, but believe it or not, I have had to go back to them due to iinet giving me the run around)



posted on Apr, 8 2009 @ 07:35 AM
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there will be no need for censorship.
When you own the network you control the informtion.

with the fibre system the goverment may require that ISP's provide limited access to outside sites.
of course a few people could get around it, but most of the population would have no idea that they are being limited on choices of goverment friendly sites you can visit.

first it is to stop child porn to protect the children.
then they block religios sites so as not to offend and then we filter the chemestry sites because we don't want kids learning about chemical reactions because they may hurt them selves.

its all about protecting the children.



posted on Apr, 9 2009 @ 01:33 AM
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N.Z is doing a similar thing but worse.We are looking at 12 years and that is only to service 75% of the population.So basically just the big cities and leaving all our rural areas still in the dark ages.Alot of rural areas still cannot get dial up speeds over 28kbs.Like one farmer said in the listener rural NZ accounts for 80% of our exports equaling billions of dollars yet alot cannot get internet at all or its so slow its useless or they have to pay ludicrous satellite wireless service.He summed it up by saying that it will allow a pimply teenager in Auckland to download a pirated movie in seconds(or watch porn in better quality)with no contribution to the economy at all while farmers and the like wait ten minutes to logon on to the net.



posted on Apr, 9 2009 @ 01:35 AM
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I put that in the closed thread so i thought id add it here too.Although thankfully im not aware of any of our govs plans to censor us.

Yet........



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