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Great Wall of Australia ? [Jan. 14th, 2008|08:12 pm]
Bob Bain
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Great Wall of Australia: Industry rejects sanitized Internet (COMPUTERWORLD - THE VOICE OF IT MANAGEMENT)...

Article dated 14th. January 2008

Author of NetAlarmed.com, a parody site of the government's Internet filtering legislation, and Web production manager Michael Meloni said the scheme is a political ploy which lacks transparency.

"All existing reports into Internet content filtering have said it is economically disastrous and impossible to control," Meloni said.

"There are so many things wrong with this I don't know where to start. Mr Conroy has made himself look like a fool who doesn't know how big the Internet is.

"I have zero doubt that it will be ineffective."