originally known as the “Australian government secret ACMA internet censorship blacklist”, as the latest publicly available version appears to. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) spent just over $, in to investigate complaints against internet. In March the ACMA revealed that a number of pages on Wikileaks were put on the blacklist of banned websites because the pages linked.

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The trial will be opt-in, with ISPs asking for volunteers, although all WebShield customers already receive a filtered service. Retrieved 22 May The petition was submitted in December On 31 DecemberStephen Conroy announced the Federal Government’s intention to introduce an ISP-based filter to censor “inappropriate material” from the Internet to protect children.

EFA state that the bill was designed to prevent further public scrutiny of web filtering proposals. And it seems that my porn is endangered.

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Security Abbott appoints new spy overseer. In Junethe country passed an amendment which will allow the court-ordered censorship of websites deemed to primarily facilitate copyright infringement.

It is helpful because it tells the applicant two things.

This is an important distinction. He could not discuss what content the blacklisted pages contained. News to your inbox Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox.

Australia welcomes in spectacular style. In Marchthe Fairfax papers The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald reported the results of a survey taken by The Australia Institute of children, which found that many of them had found pornography on the Internet.


EU to fund bug bounty programs for 14 open source projects starting Blackllst However, if the Government proceeds with its mandatory internet filtering scheme, sites on the blacklist will be blocked for all Australians. Archived from the original PDF on 8 September Skip to content Close. In June blacklit, two Australian ISPs, Telstra and Optusconfirmed they would voluntarily block access to a list of child-abuse websites provided by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and more websites on a list compiled by unnamed international organisations from mid-year.

Telstra and Internode have stated that they will not take part in the trial.

This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat The ACMA also continues to apply for formal classification of threshold classification matters relating to potential child abuse material — and other content investigated — as per established practice. Dale Clappertonthen chairperson of EFA, argued that the Labor party cannot implement the clean feed proposal without either new legislation and the support of the Australian Senate, or the assistance of the Internet Industry Association.

In order to hold the press accountable to journalistic standards of accuracy, fairness, impartiality, integrity, and independence the 28 February “Report of the Independent Inquiry into Media and Media Regulation” proposes the creation of an independent News Media Council covering all platforms print, online, radio and television with the power to order changes to published content, publication of a right of reply by anyone or any organisation that makes a complaint, and the publication of an apology.


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Australia portal Internet portal Society portal. The persons, bodies and Departments specified in Part II of Schedule 2 are exempt from the operation of this Act in relation to the documents referred to in that Schedule in relation to blackljst. After the Australian government announced plans to mandate web filtering in Australia in Decemberan anti-censorship website hosted on stephenconroy.

Archived from the original on 20 June Cybersecurity will define many of the blwcklist conflicts of the future. Please select the editions you would like to sign up to Morning Afternoon Please select at least one edition. While the stated reason for the bill was to prevent acmx accessing child pornography by blacklisst the censored sites, this bill exempted whole documents from FOI, many of which did not reference prohibited content at all. Retrieved 3 March NSW Young Labor has abandoned the web filtering plan, passing a motion rejecting Conroy’s plans, and calling on him to adopt a voluntary, opt-in system.

You must be a registered member of iTnews to post a comment. Archived from the original on 15 January He also said of the IWF blacklist:. Our submission system works hard to preserve your anonymity, but we recommend you also take some of your own precautions.