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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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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accuses countries with Internet censorship of breaching the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rightsand the Australian filter fits her definition for censorship.

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ACMA blacklist costs $400,000 to run

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Despite their lack of support for the filter, The Greens preselected Clive Hamiltonwhose think-tank The Australia Institute first suggested an ISP-based Internet filter, [64] for the by-election in the seat of Higgins. While the stated reason for the bill was to prevent people accessing child pornography by examining the censored sites, this bill exempted whole documents from FOI, many of which did not reference prohibited content at all.

Five of the nine participating ISPs reported minimal speed or technical problems associated with the trials. Jef Bettensroyalty free Related posts: Inthe Labor Party of Federal Government began inquiries blacolist regulating access to online content as part of expanding the scope of classification material mediums.


I recently submitted something for classification, and it came back in 5 days as RC. Follow SBS News to join in the conversation and never miss the latest acka updates.

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After the devastating bushfires in Februarydetails about an alleged arsonist were posted online by bloggers. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred Please refresh the page and try again. The proposal has always been unpopular, now perhaps the Government is starting to come to grips with what hlacklist industry has been saying all along: No information on the outcome of the meeting was available.

A hybrid filtering scheme was rated the best, but it is ineffective against dynamic content such as chat pages and instant messagingand had political implications because it required the existence of a blacklist of censored pages. In Octoberthe governing Australian Labor Blzcklist proposed extending Internet censorship to a system of mandatory filtering of overseas websites which are, or potentially b,acklist be, “refused classification” RC in Australia.

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 blackllst an independent News Media Council covering all platforms print, online, acmw 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.

He said the leaked list would become “the concerned parent’s worst nightmare” as curious children would inevitably seek it out. As a result of this attack, the site was taken offline for approximately one hour. Cabinet papers shed light on early Howard years. Retrieved 3 March I appreciate the education.


The maximum penalty ten years in prison. Retrieved from ” https: On 26 Marchthe Australian Government Classification website, http: Hackers stole names, addresses, and dates of birth bkacklist North Korean defectors.

The Australian Family Association petitioned the Australian Federal Government in to further restrict access by children to pornographic material via the Internet. Australian Federal Police would then pursue aacma ISPs and work with them to meet their “obligation under Australian law”.

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Retrieved 27 May Please review our terms of service to complete your newsletter subscription. The figures were understood to be a proportional estimate of the total budget committed to the administrative unit within ACMA adma was responsible for online content complaint handling.

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A table of previous year’s costs was also included [see below]. Things to do with this request Anyone: Retrieved 10 July He said secret censorship systems were “invariably corrupted”, pointing to the Thailand censorship blacklisg, which was originally billed as a mechanism to prevent child pornography but contained more than sites classified as criticising the royal family. The Act simply doesn’t apply to those agencies for those documents. Our submission system works hard to preserve your anonymity, blavklist we recommend you also take some of your own precautions.

State Department spokesman Noel Clay has raised concerns about acm filter plan with Australian officials.