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Old December 16th, 2009
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Default Backdoor Censorship in Australia

Dear Forum Members (especially in Australia)

I have just seen this story on the BBC website and it seems to me that the Australian government is trying to use backdoor methods to censor and possibly take (political) control of the web.

BBC News - Australia introduces web filters

I understand that the Australian government has tried before to bring Australians access to the web under it's control but public opinion/backlash has previously stopped it.

However, it seems that now the government may have a plausible way to foist it's protection upon it's citizens.

UK Bob

PS. As I am on the other side of the world, my perception of what is happening in Australia may be wrong - any Australian member can confirm or correct my view of current events.