Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Americans lean on Australia over Net censorship

Americans lean on Australia: http://bit.ly/aCcCwP "IF THE UK ATTEMPTS to bring in an Internet filtering scheme similar to that being touted in Australia it might find itself being tapped on the shoulder by Uncle Sam.

"The Australian government has just had a visit from the American ambassador Jeff Bleich, who told the Rudd government that its plan to filter the Internet was not very nice.

"The Aussie politicians claim that they want to protect children from the dangers of the world wide web by filtering out content that good Aussie kids should not be interested in. However also on the hit list are websites displaying topics that the Aussie government does not want its citizens to think about ..."

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