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 Government has flagged plans to expand the blacklistt to 10, sites or more. 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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A hybrid filtering scheme was rated the best, but it is ineffective against dynamic content such as chat pages and instant messaging zcma, and had political implications because it required the existence of a blacklist of censored pages.

Such an optional extra service is aimed at parents trying to protect their children from ‘undesirable’ content that would otherwise be available, because it would not be RC e. Archived from the original on 20 June In Octoberthe governing Australian Labor Party proposed extending Internet censorship to a system of mandatory filtering of overseas websites which are, or potentially would be, “refused classification” RC in Australia.

Bythe then Federal Government attempted to blacklit an Internet censorship regime. Contact us if you have specific problems If you have a very large submission, or a submission with a complex format, or are a high-risk source, please contact us. Can you please provide a copy of the current revision of the document originally known as the “Australian government secret ACMA internet censorship blacklist”, as the latest publicly available version appears to be more than 7 years old.


Retrieved 10 July The maximum penalty ten years in prison.

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Around 30 demonstrators organised a blacklit mob’ style performance, symbolically gagging themselves. We live in a society, and societies have always imposed limits on activities that it deems are damaging. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please refresh the page and try again. Perhaps not quite so much as I enjoy living among citizens who take an entitlement to free speech for granted.

Telstra blacklst Arduino wireless board to spark IoT innovation. This indicates to me that any older copies of the named document that are still in ACMA’s possession are out of date, not relevant to the agency’s current operations and effectively no more than historical artifacts.

However, it emerged this week that the Australian Communications and Media Authority had started adding qcma sites which it believed may contain child abuse material to its existing list.

If a legal action is brought against you as a result of your bladklist, there are organisations that may help you. Some have pointed out it was to gain support from minority senators to assist with the sale of Telstra and introduction of GST[64] but as noted above, this censorship plan had been in development for several years.

Retrieved 25 February Blacklits round up of the top NBN stories of This recognition will strengthen their brand image with the community”. He said the Government could be considered a “promoter and disseminator of links to some pretty unsavoury material”. Ross Fitzgerald of The Australian believes that the filter was not introduced in to defuse it as an election issue, and that if it is re-introduced into the next parliament it could be even more censorious than the current proposal.

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I expect that the request will be refused. The attacks included distributed denial of service, black fax es, prank calls and spam emails. Hackers stole names, addresses, and dates of birth of North Korean defectors.

In Decemberthe results of the filtering trial were released.

The Greens do blacklidt support the filter, and Greens senator Scott Ludlam predicts that due to obstruction in the Senate, the legislation will not be introduced until after the next federal election. I am aware of all the points that you’ve made in your message, however I am basing my request on a perhaps naive assumption that I will disclose in due course.

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.

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Skip to content Close. Australia welcomes in spectacular style. The report only contains the following claims about the two lists:.

In Marchthe results of the Whirlpool Australia broadband survey were published. A press release from the Pirate Party also expressed outrage that the Australian Communications and Media Authority had allegedly blacklisted whistleblower website WikiLeaks.

In OctoberFamily First senator Senator Steve Fielding was reported to support the censorship of hardcore pornography and fetish material under the government’s plans to filter access to the web. A valid email address is required Please provide a valid email address. Got a news tip for our journalists? Archived from the original on 13 October Australian Federal Police would then pursue smaller ISPs and work with them to meet their “obligation under Australian law”.

A spokesman for independent senator Nick Xenophon said:.