Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Australian Government Tests New Internet Filter

The New York Times reports on a test of the Australian government's new national Internet filter that's intended to protect Aussie cybersurfers from objectionable and illegal content. But opponents of the filter say it isn't all that effective, charging that it slows browsing and catches non-offending sites. The government's Communications and Media Authority maintains a list of offending sites, which isn't publicly available.

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