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Australian Internet Censorship

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Kharis, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Kharis

    Kharis Regular Member

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    Sometimes I wonder what our government is thinking, just when it looks like we will finally get a R18+ classification for games this comes along (it's been brewing for a while, only heated up once Google called our government a bunch of idiots)

    please vote "no" in the poll on this page.
    http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/government-goes-to-war-with-google-over-net-censorship-20100330-r9bp.html#poll

    I don't want Australia to turn into a communist country, we are supposed to be a democracy after all. Once it's in whats to stop them randomly adding "unsafe" sites to the list, what if BHW ends up on there /cry
     
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    Our government has rocks in it head. What are they trying to get out of this. We are not china. Where is the freedom of speech.
     
  3. superspiderman

    superspiderman BANNED BANNED

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    This is what happens when you let a bunch of Baby Boomers that were brought up pre-computer run the country.
     
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    I voted no.
     
  5. mikie46

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    Ummm hate to tell you that Australia is already a COMMUNIST country. Deeply dissapointed in Australia after being away for more than 20yrs i was shocked when i came back here.

    Australia has got to be the most expensive country in the world. No kidding. While i live on the Gold Coast im thinking of leaving. Ridiculous taxes, over priced cars and the gov nickle and dimes everyone, right down to the last cent.

    What happened to Australia?
     
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    Why didnt you answer my pm?
     
  7. Entrepreneur

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    You became independent from us poms. ;)

    Although saying that i wouldn't want the cunts that run my country running yours if i was part of Aus. :)
     
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    I hated Little Johnnie but kind of miss him now Ruddy is turning Oz into a nanny state. What a disaster Conroy is, NBN, censorship, tax breaks for media. Got no friggin idea whatsover! Disappointed in Garrett as well.
     
  9. katiemoo

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    I actually got called up for a survey for this a couple of months ago...

    The line they will be using in the media and against the other mob will be similar to Dubya's "if you're not with us you're against us" - i.e. Any political opposition to the filter will be discredited by spin saying that they are supporting child pornography by not submitting to the government's plan. We've seen a little bit of this already and the survey I took included this question: "Do you believe it is important to safeguard children from objectionable content on the internet?" Yes or No? No place in there for "yes, but I think it is the parent's responsibility, not your stinking government's". So you'll most likely hear in the media over the next month or so that "In polls, Australians have overwhelmingly expressed their support for the clean feed." It's rigged for maximum political point scoring.

    People talk about freedom of speech in Australia. WE DO NOT have it. It's not in the constitution and our government (particularly in wartime) has had the power to become as fascist as it wants to be. Examples are Conscription during WWI, National Security Regulations during WWII and the Sedition and Anti-Terrorism legislation during the Global War On Terrorism.

    I think it might almost be time to take out the garbage. Hopefully when the internet is slowed... right... down... and it starts to effect commerce systems and everyday transactions in Australia, folks will get off their fat arses and take some righteous action.

    We all know that the filter has NOTHING to do with child protection and everything to do with stopping Australians from getting overseas news which may differ from the official Australian government line. Wikileaks.org has already shown us an early draft of the dreaded "secret" blacklist of websites and apart from supplying a convenient list of deviant websites for sickos, it also gave us a glimpse of politically-sensitive censorship. Euthenasia, gay marriage, whistleblower sites are all included in the initial draft. Is it illegal to READ about euthenasia? Is it illegal to READ about homos getting hitched? Is it illegal to READ Cryptome.org, Secrecy News or Wikileaks? Negative. It's perfectly legal, but they don't want us to read this material because it MAY give the .gov.au some bad press or make people think. Can't have that now, can we?

    Welcome to the start of the Revolution.
     
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    funktrust Regular Member

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    our country sucks because they have no idea how the internet works.
     
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    Couldn't vote so left a comment. How insulting to relegate us to the status of naughty child.....I know what is better for you !
     
  12. Kharis

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    In Australia women are dickless terrors and men dont have enough balls to play cricket, of course the government is going to do what ever the retarded highly educated do gooders tell them to do.

    And all the stupid fat Australians do, which is their favorite thing to do, is moan like fuck about everything because they reckon they know what wrong and what to do to fix it, flip foxtel channels, drink cold beer and tell everyone to fuck off.
     
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    They want to shut the internet down, they want Wikileaks to go away, they're losing control as the people wake up to free-flowing truth and are realizing what the Globalists have been planning at the CFR, Trilateral Commission, and Bilderberg Group meetings. The governments are scared because they're all corrupt and the Emperor is no longer wearing any clothes and people are starting to see he's nude.

    It's not just Australia, it's coming to the US soon. Obama already has the Cyber Security bill that says he can shut down the internet at any time to "protect us" from "Internet Terror at the hands of White Al CIA-DA"
     
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  15. Kharis

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    yeah it says April fools day at the end of the article, if you read that far

    I won't be surprised if it does happen in the not too distant future though, the way this country is going we may as well just cut all ties and sit around in the dark telling ourselves how righteous we are