Comms Minister Stephen Conroy's latest attack is on Electronic Frontiers Australia, who he has accused of deliberately misleading the public about his internet filter scheme.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this afternoon said he trusted Australians to get the mix of content to be blocked under Labor's controversial mandatory internet filter project right, and that the Government remained committed to the initiative.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationCommunication minister Senator Stephen Conroy has dropped his controversial mandatory Internet filter. It will be replaced by a more limited system where ISPs will be asked to block offending websites, based on an Interpol list.
In a stunning turnaround, Australia’s Minister for Censorship, Senator Stephen Conroy, has just announced that his nefarious plan to erect a great firewall of Australia has been abandoned, with the Minister announcing he is “finally listening to the people that voted us in office” and has issued an apology to all Australians.
In an appeal for the younger "internet generation" to get involved, Electronic Frontiers Australia has launched a campaign to help them educate parents about the total pointlessness of the Internet filter.