Seinfeld's famous Soup Nazi character seems to have caused an echo in the Australian Federal Government; we now hear that the Internet Filter legislation is unlikely to be tabled until after the next election.
on 04/29/2010 – Made popular on 04/29/2010
Internet service providers who implement the Federal Government’s voluntary filter stand to lose Australian broadband customers in droves according to a new survey. In fact, according to the newly released figures, signing up to the filter could be a business shattering choice.
Faced with mounting opposition by voters over the Internet censorship legislation, the Federal government has upped the ante, proposing to mandate that all ISPs record our browsing history and store it. This move presupposes that everyone’s online actions need to retained “just in case” it’s needed in a criminal investigation.