CensorFree’s Approach

CensorFREE’s policy position is to: Support giving parents the choice of installing software (free, or at very little cost) which will filter their home’s internet feed; Oppose any form of mandatory, Australia-wide filtering of the internet which…

Internet Censorship Proposals

The Australian Government’s proposed censorship of internet usage and sites demonstrates that that we should never take the pre-election promises of our political masters seriously, particularly their assurances of providing a more open and inclusive…

What the bureaucrats say:

Here’s the official line of the bureaucrats, the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy. “In May 2008 the Australian Government committed $125.8 million over four years to support a comprehensive range of cyber-safety measures, i…

Canberra calls net filter trial

THE federal Government has released details of its long-awaited call for expressions of interest on live internet-service-provider content filtering trials. The Government is asking all ISPs to participate, as their feedback is important. Child protectio…

Net censorship plan backlash

The head of big Australian ISP, iiNet, Michael Malone, has labelled the Communications Minister the worst we’ve had in the 15 years. He said he would sign for the "ridiculous" trials, scheduled from December 24 this year. Separately, in Senate…