Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: Government Tech PolicyIt is not only Prime Minister Julia Gillard who has been making news in the Big Apple. Senator Stephen Conroy was also in town, taking about telecommunications and red underpants.
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.
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.
Prime minister Julia Gillard and communications minister senator Stephen Conroy will this morning preside over a ceremonial switching on of the National Broadband Network in Armidale NSW, following trials over the past month with a handful of Armidale households.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationCommunications Minister Senator Stephen Conroy has released the government’s initial response to the media Convergence Review. It confirms that a fourth commercial TV network will not be allowed.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: RegulationCommunications minister senator Stephen Conroy has commited the Gillard Government to funding the Australian Communications Consumers Action Network (ACCAN) to the tune of $2m per year until 2017.