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Re: Australian Internet Filtering Position

On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Ryan Halloway wrote:

Either reply on list or pm me. I just want to get a general idea.

Hi Ryan.  This came up on a Debian list only a couple of weeks ago.

I'm Australian and here are my thoughts:

* I oppose the filter from a civil liberties standpoint. A common rallying cry for supporting the filter is "think of the children".

I am thinking of the children as I don't them growing up in a world where the govt can keep secrets lists of what the public are allowed to see.

* I oppose it from a technical point of view. It will be trivial to circumvent and yet may well slow end-user Internet access.



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