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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Internet censorship in Australia – Wikipedia
The following is the address of our secure site where you can anonymously upload your documents to WikiLeaks editors. Retrieved 31 March If you believe this request is not suitable, you can report it for attention by the site administrators. Even those who mean well often do not have the experience or expertise to advise properly.
Since the proposed filter is situated at the Internet service provider the junction between users and the Internet at largeintroducing such a filter cannot possibly slow down the Internet itself.
Tails is an operating system launched from a USB stick or a DVD that aim to leaves no traces when the computer is shut down after use and automatically routes your internet traffic through Tor.
Downtime caused by network issue affecting 15 of CenturyLink’s data centers. But I do like it quite a lot. The proposal has generated substantial opposition, with a number of concerns being raised by opponents and only a few groups strongly in support. The government will not release details of the content on either list,  but has stated that the mandatory filter would include at least afma, sites, and include both the ACMA blacklist and UK’s Internet Watch Foundation IWF blacklist.
Internet censorship in Australia
Around blacklkst demonstrators organised a ‘flash mob’ style performance, symbolically gagging themselves. This indicates to me that any older copies of the named document nlacklist are still in ACMA’s possession are out of date, not relevant to the agency’s current operations and effectively no more than historical artifacts. Both filtered and unfiltered users will be surveyed as part of the trial. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: 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.
Leaked Australian blacklist reveals banned sites – WikiLeaks
A valid email address is required Please provide a valid email address. Archived from the original on 8 January Retrieved 11 February Inthe Federal Blacklis passed the Suicide Related Materials Offences Actwhich makes it illegal to use communications media such as the Internet to discuss the practical aspects of suicide.
CenturyLink outage takes down several emergency services across the US Downtime caused by network issue affecting 15 of CenturyLink’s data centers. However, some Coalition members voiced concern, citing support for a mandatory filter to protect children and families but will not propose it citing lack of political support at the time.
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.
On 31 DecemberStephen Conroy announced the Federal Government’s intention to introduce an ISP-based filter to censor “inappropriate material” from the Internet to protect children. If you are a high-risk source and the computer you prepared your submission on, or uploaded it from, could subsequently be audited in an investigation, we recommend that you format and dispose of the computer hard drive and any other storage media you used.
Wikileaks removed from ACMA blacklist
ACMA said Australians caught distributing the list or accessing child pornography sites on the list could face criminal charges and up to 10 years in prison. Archived from the original PDF on 14 April Archived from the original PDF on blacmlist July It was discovered by the Melbourne Free University which was one of the sites censored.
This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat Main Page Country index Follow us. Yes, illegal content should be banned from the web There are two reasons for this.
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