So long and thanks for all the fish
By tigtog on July 9, 2010
We don’t have censors sitting in every bookstore or newsagent either. We don’t even have censors sitting in every “adult” XXX shop. So why treat the internet so differently?
By tigtog on April 29, 2010
From the Oz A spokeswoman for Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said yesterday the legislation would not be introduced next month’s or the June sittings of parliament. With parliament not sitting again until the last week of August, the laws are […]
By tigtog on April 6, 2010
While some of the 47 people attending the Chatswood workshop – which is not illegal but is expected to become so when the legislation comes into force – are still taking elementary computer lessons, others learnt in only a few minutes how to access any website through a proxy server to bypass the filter’s firewall.
By tigtog on March 30, 2010
That nasty Google is saying terrible things about his shiny net filter that he wants to give to all Australians, whether they want it or not.
By Mark Bahnisch on January 18, 2010
In the wake of Google’s changed stance toward the Chinese government, the company has now raised concerns about the Rudd government’s internet filter. In a piece in Crikey today, Jason Whittaker reported:
By Guest Poster on March 16, 2009
The tangled web: beyond an internet filter A series of public forums about the internet regulation debate in Australia The Federal Government’s proposal to block internet sites with a mandatory filter has drawn overwhelming opposition from voices across politics and […]
By tigtog on October 24, 2008
I sometimes think that if it weren’t for the Senate Estimates Committees we would hardly know anything about our government at all in this country that didn’t come from a press release or a well-timed leak, given that Question Time […]
By tigtog on August 1, 2008
Like Andrew Bartlett, I agree entirely with Andrew Bolt regarding the shameful weaseling by the International Olympic Committee regarding the whole idea of granting the 2008 games to the authoritarian dictatorship of China in the first place. crossposted UPDATE: It […]