mandatory internet filter

Malcolm Turnbull On The Internet Filter

Malcolm Turnbull On The Internet Filter

Over the weekend, Liberal MP Malcolm Turnbull held an anti-filter event in his electorate, where he promised that the filter is now, “dead, buried and cremated, and if it shows any signs of revival it will then be exorcised”. Let’s hope he’s right.

Is It All Over? Coalition Will Block The Filter

Is It All Over? Coalition Will Block The Filter

Late this afternoon on Triple J’s Hack program, Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey announced the Coalition would act to block Labor’s mandatory internet filter if they find themselves in opposition after the election. With the Greens also taking a position against the filter, it is highly unlikely Labor will have any…

Internode, iiNet Not Voluntarily Filtering Child Porn

Internode, iiNet Not Voluntarily Filtering Child Porn

One of the “surprise” elements from last week’s filter delay announcement was that Telstra, Optus and iPrimus have all started voluntarily filtering known child pornography websites. But as Renai LeMay over at Delimiter discovered yesterday, Internode is not going to follow suit, while iiNet is waiting to see more details…