Petition Update

Win for People Power in Australia! Can we do the same here?!

Jaime Tanna
London, United Kingdom

Sep 6, 2013 — In Australia, just two days before the upcoming election the Liberal-National Coalition revealed they would introduce an internet filter styled on the UK censorship model if elected. They buried this announcement in a “safety policy” PDF.

After just ONE DAY of public outcry they backed down claiming the web filter policy was an “error”.

POWER TO THE PEOPLE!

See the full report here exposed by ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/au/australian-opposition-vows-to-implement-internet-filter-by-default-7000020270/

(Many thanks to the FB group "Stop UK Censorship of Esoteric Material and Spirituality" for this update).

Australian opposition vows to implement internet filter by default
Australian opposition vows to implement internet filter by default
Summary: The Coalition will require ISPs and mobile telcos to filter internet services by default unless a user opts out of it. UPDATE: After this story was published, the Coalition changed its policy on the default opt-out internet filter. Read more here.
http://www.zdnet.com

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