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Australia Scales Back Internet Blacklist, Nixes Full-Scale Censorship 51

littlekorea writes "The Australian Government has officially abandoned plans to legislate a mandatory internet filter. The news ends a four-year campaign by the ruling party to implement legislation that would have compelled ISPs to block a list of URLs dictated by Australia's telecommunications regulator, the ACMA. ISPs have instead been told to block a list of known child pornography sites maintained by INTERPOL." Also at ZDnet.
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Australia Scales Back Internet Blacklist, Nixes Full-Scale Censorship

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