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Australia Edges Us Towards the Digital Dark Ages

Dec 15, 2009, 15:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link. ]

"The cyber-safety measures announced today include:

"1.Introduction of mandatory ISP-level filtering of Refused Classification (RC) –rated content.

"2.A grants program to encourage the introduction of optional filtering by Internet Service Providers, to block additional content as requested by households.

"3.An expansion of the cyber-safety outreach program run by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Cyber-Safety Online Helpline – to improve education and awareness of online safety. "

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