[clug] OT: Protesting the proposed clean feed?

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Thu Oct 23 10:48:11 GMT 2008

On Thursday 23 October 2008 11:16:30 am Jacinta Richardson wrote:
> As was pointed out in the press recently
> (http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1399635276), there's no way
> the opt-out will be a real opt-out.  It'll be a move from a very
> restrictive filter to a slightly less restrictive filter.  It doesn't make
> sense otherwise.
>         "Users can opt-out of the 'additional material' blacklist (referred
> to in a department press release, which is a list of things unsuitable for
> children, but there is no opt-out for 'illegal content'"

I don't want filtering either, but is there really an unfiltered feed now?

I understand that all Australian ISPs are required to block access to a 
certain list of sites (provided by ACMA)


More information about the linux mailing list