Australia introduces web filters

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by stridemat, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. stridemat Moderator

    stridemat

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8413377.stm
    I find it particularly worrying, the start of Big Brother on the internet.
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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  3. stridemat thread starter Moderator

    stridemat

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    Good point! The idea of filtering out the internet will not work. People who host/ search for the banned content will just find ways to bypass the filter systems, making it harder for them to be caught in the first place.
     
  4. sysiphus macrumors 6502a

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    No kidding.
     

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